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SOCI 214

The Living City

Course overview

You’ll discover how a contemporary urban landscape is sculpted and transformed by examining the contribution of sociology, human geography, political science, economics and planning have on design.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):

pre-requisite

  • Society, Culture and Environment, SOCI-116

or

  • a minimum of 75 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • a minimum of 75 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • any level 100 course
  • any level 200 course
  • any level 300 course

and

  • restriction The City, ERST-304

Available semesters Semester 2 2021
Credits 15
Domestic fees $741.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Know how historical and current factors influence the form and social composition of cities.
  2. Explain in detail the contribution of social science to our understanding of the city and urban life.
  3. Outline problems and issues facing the residents and managers of contemporary cities.
  4. Identify and explain the defining characteristics of contemporary cities.

Course examiners

Grant Tavinor

Dr Grant Tavinor

Senior Lecturer

Department of Tourism, Sport and Society

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