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TCP8097 : Green Infrastructure and Landscape Planning 2 (Project)

  • Offered for Year: 2023/24
  • Module Leader(s): Professor Maggie Roe
  • Teaching Assistant: Mrs Qianqian Qin
  • Owning School: Architecture, Planning & Landscape
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus

Your programme is made up of credits, the total differs on programme to programme.

Semester 2 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0
European Credit Transfer System


-To provide an opportunity to develop an in-depth understanding of Green Infrastructure (GI), nature based planning and landscape issues.
-To develop an understanding of the existing role of GI planning in professional practice through project work relating to real issues.
-The opportunity to demonstrate GI and landscape planning skills in project work.

This module will allow students to follow up and deepen their understanding of GI, nature based and landscape planning gained in semester 1. Students will work on a project for which they will write the brief. Students may work in groups or individually, but where the work is predominantly group work a clear individual contribution must be shown. Students will present their work at key stages for review during the semester.

Outline Of Syllabus

Semester 2:

Project-based work relating to GI, nature based or landscape planning will be carried out individually or in small groups. This may be presented in a wide range of formats e.g. as a written strategic document or graphic landscape plan with supporting evidence.

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion371:0037:00writing up of written exercise
Structured Guided LearningLecture materials100:305:00Meet the students and explain activities. PowerPoint presentations are provided for those unable to.
Guided Independent StudyDirected research and reading431:0043:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching101:3015:00N/A
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

Guided independent study provides opportunities for students to select, investigate and develop a project related to their own particular interests.

Group sessions provide opportunities for the introduction of advanced GI planning techniques by tutors, the discussion and sharing of information, the review of project achievements and the monitoring of progress. Individual tutorial sessions provide focused support for student project development.

Assessment Methods

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Other Assessment
Description Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written exercise2M1002000 word strategy or plan
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

Semester 2:

The project submission and presentation will indicate the depth of understanding of GI, nature based or landscape approaches in response to a specific and identified landscape scale issue. It will allow students to pursue a particular area of interest and show their skills in problem solving related to the issue. Assessment will be based on subject matter research, methodology development, creativity, analysis and communication of results.

Reading Lists