Sustainable Development is the development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs (World Commission on Environment and Development’s 1987 Brundtland Report). It deals with concerns of climate change, clean air and water, renewable energy and land use continue to draw attention to sustainability, particularly sustainable urban planning — the developmental strategies and practices that ensure liveable, self-sustaining communities over the long periods of time.
a.) Apply environmental evaluation and management techniques into various problems in urban design planning.
b.) Apply environmental laws and policies into various fields of specialization.
c.) Apply principles of sustainable development in various problems in the field of urban planning and design.
d.) Demonstrate theoretical knowledge, as well as research and problem-solving skills in the context of sustainable development and urban planning.
e.) Identify and critically analyze contemporary and complex Environment and development issues and understand their implications to planning
f.) Appreciate both trade-offs and synergies involving Socio-economic security and ecological sustainability, and articulate ideas clearly
g.) Clear Comprehension on the relation between theory and practice in sustainable development, planning and urban design, and the synergies to other disciplines involved in urban and development on the local, national and global level.