University of Technology Sydney

52675 Investigating Urban Change

Requisite(s): 16 credit points of completed study in spk(s): MAJ10049 Social and Political Sciences Major OR 12 credit points of completed study in spk(s): MAJ09476 48cp Social and Political Sciences Major
Anti-requisite(s): 54053 Investigating for Change


What makes for sustainable and socially just cities in an era of climate change and growing inequality? In this subject, students learn how to investigate change in urban environments, examining the politics and social implications of development, gentrification and population movements. Students design and conduct a survey to gauge how local urban changes affect the lives of residents. Survey method enables students to understand the uses and limitations of larger-scale research. Students analyse their survey results using statistical analysis software, developing confidence in quantitative research methods.

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Spring session, City campus

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