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Module

TCP8917 : Regenerating Places

  • Offered for Year: 2022/23
  • Module Leader(s): Mr Danny Oswell
  • Owning School: Architecture, Planning & Landscape
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0

Aims

To develop knowledge about conceptual approaches and alternative policy choices in the fields of urban and rural regeneration. To develop a sound understanding of both the potential and limitations of regeneration policy and strategy. And to contextualise the wider socio-economic, political and cultural influences within which such efforts are both developed and applied.

Outline Of Syllabus

• Regeneration: Theory and Practice
• Regeneration Policy and Strategy: An Introduction
• Urban Regeneration in Tyne and Wear: Heritage and Conservation
• The Urban Regeneration of East London
• Urban Renewal and Regeneration in New York
• Detroit: Urban Renewal and the Motor City
• Singapore: Reimagining The Lion City
• Rural Regeneration: Specific Opportunities and Challenges
• Localism and Regeneration: How far can people-power take you?
• The Regeneration Game: What Does It Really Mean In The 21st Century?

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesLecture102:0020:00Weekly Timetabled 2 hour Present In Person sessions.
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion124:0024:00Reading and research specifically focussed on assessment preparation and completion.
Guided Independent StudyDirected research and reading154:0054:00Reading as set out in both the video and VLE containers
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesWorkshops12:002:00Assessment Preparation Workshop
Total100:00
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

The Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities provide a detailed explanation of the key issues and an examination of important literature, as well as creating opportunities for discussions about the application of the content to regeneration issues. The Guided Independent Study will enable students to both achieve the intended knowledge and skills outcomes identified for the module, as well as enabling to help them prepare for the creation of their assessment submission.

Assessment Methods

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

Other Assessment
Description Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Report1M100Individual piece of work around 2000 words
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

The assessment provides students with an opportunity to demonstrate relevant aspects of the key knowledge and skills that they have developed, with reference to specific aspects of regeneration theory and practice.

The Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities provide a detailed explanation of the key issues and an examination of important literature, as well as creating opportunities for discussions about the application of the content to regeneration issues. The Guided Independent Study will enable students to both achieve the intended knowledge and skills outcomes identified for the module, as well as enabling to help them prepare for the creation of their assessment submission.

Reading Lists

Timetable