|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
This module uses the concept of sustainability as a framework for exploring the changes which are affecting cities of the Global South. It offers an opportunity to explore the role of planning in both creating unsustainable cities and also in mitigating foe the problems of physical, social and economic changeDrawing on empirical research and examples from many countries, the module aims to make the skills and practices of western planning more transferable to a developing countries context for students from both northern and southern countries. The module is particularly suitable for UK and overseas students wishing to engage in planning and urban development in developing countries.
Concepts of sustainability
History of change in the Global South
Demographics and population
Housing and quality of life
Idealism, Conflict and security
|Category||Activity||Number||Length||Student Hours||Academic Staff Contact Hours||Comment|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||11||3:00||33:00||33:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||10:00||10:00||10:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Directed research and reading||11||3:00||33:00||0:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||24:00||24:00||0:00||N/A|
|TCP8921||Cities and Change|
This is a lecture based module with students being prescribed a minimum of 3 hours reading each week and each student also contributing to a group seminar / presentation of 30 mins to 1 hour
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Essay||1||A||100||Written essay assessment 3000 words|
The module covers a wide subject area which is too comprehensive to be captured in any one essay. Students are asked to select one area of the syllabus to focus on their essay. The titles set are relevant to, and set a contect for, the follow on semester 2 module Developing Countires - Planning Project TCP8925.
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