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On completing this module, students will be able to:
1. Understand the importance of different contexts in determining planning outcomes in different countries.
2. Critically appreciate the context-specific nature of planning and the legal, social, political, economic and/or environmental conditions underpinning planning systems, cultures, policies and practices in the different contexts examined.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the value and challenges of cross-national and cross-cultural comparative studies.
4. Engage with the professional and academic debates regarding the global circulation of planning ideas, models and practices and critically reflected on their transferability / the potential for cross-national lesson drawing from abroad.
5. Understand the growing importance of spatial planning at the level of the European Union.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
This module is delivered overseas and is not available to students based at the UCD Belfield or UCD Blackrock campuses.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Presentation: An 8-min group presentation (presented in class)||Week 8||n/a||Graded||No||
|Essay: A 1000-word group essay (discussed in class)||Week 4||n/a||Graded||No||
|Examination: A 60-min written exam (blended MCQ type: 20 multiple-choice questions + 2 narrative questions)||1 hour End of Trimester Exam||No||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
|Summer||Yes - 2 Hour|
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Not yet recorded.