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On completion of the module students should be in a position to:
(1) Understand how planning thought and practice has evolved over the twentieth century and into the twenty first century in response to changes in society.
(2) In particular to understand key planning theories.
(3) Critically think about the processes at work in contemporary urban society and to relate these to cities in a National, European and International context.
(4) Understand the heterogeneity of society and how planning effects diverse groups.
(5) Engage critically with planning literature and to question this literature.
(6) Write an essay based on a review of planning theory literature.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Essay: 2,500 word essay||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Group Project: Each student Group will be responsible for organising a presentation on a set of readings, organising a discussion based on these and collating a final summary report.||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Standard conversion grade scale 40%||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Written feedback will be provided to students individually on their essay performance post assessment . Oral, group class feedback will be provided to students on their opinion pieces.