TCP2005 : Houses and Homes
- Offered for Year: 2018/19
- Module Leader(s): Professor Rose Gilroy
- Other Staff: Mr Paul Crompton
- Owning School: Architecture, Planning & Landscape
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 1 Credit Value:||20|
An introduction to the UK housing system and the historic development of housing policy including current housing issues. The module has a particular emphasis on the role of different housing tenures (home ownership, social housing, private renting) and on the current political debates around housing and on housing and equal opportunities issues in relation to young people, minority ethnic groups, and the elderly. The course is lecture based, and assessment takes the form of coursework focusing on current policy issues.
Outline Of Syllabus
This module provides a concentrated block of lectures exploring the development of housing policy in the UK including tenure issues, gentrification, responses to homelessness, housing and the lifecourse. These lectures are complemented by student seminars, day visits to housing developments and talks from external speakers.
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||55:00||55:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||11||2:00||22:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Directed research and reading||1||55:00||55:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||7||1:00||7:00||Seminars|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Fieldwork||1||8:00||8:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||53:00||53:00||N/A|
Teaching Rationale And Relationship
Knowledge and awareness through lectures inputs and reading.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Oral Presentation||15||1||M||30||Group Prezi Presentation.|
|Report||1||M||70||Individual report Analysing Local Housing 2,500 words|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
Essay tests awareness of issues and ability to interpret relevant statistical data. Prezi tests group work together with ability to research, synthesise and select material to support arguments.