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On completion of the module students should be able 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) Reflect on the manner in which developments in planning theory may impact on their future role in practice.
(3) Think about the type of broad socio-economic processes at work in 21st century society and how they affect people and places.
(4) Engage critically with planning literature and to question this literature.
(5) Understand the competing claims on the planner's role and the ethical issues facing planners.
(6) Reflect on planning practice and write an essay setting this in an appropriate theoretical context through extensive reading and analysis of the planning literature.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Essay: 3,500 word essay||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||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||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Feedback on opinion pieces will be provided to students post assessment. Feedback on essays will be provided after the end of the Trimester