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Module Code: CDE202
Module Title: Rural Planning
Module Level: Level 2
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2019/20
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: Urban Planning and Design
Pre-requisites: N/A
This module aims to introduce students to sustainable rural planning policies and practices. It aims to further develop an understanding of this subject in relationship with regional and urban development processes, environmental management and landscape conservation and governance.
Learning outcomes 
A. demonstrate a basic understanding of rural planning policies and practices and their implications on territorial sustainability;

B. relate rural planning with regional and urban development processes, environmental management and landscape conservation and governance;

C. demonstrate comprehension of how sustainability thinking (e.g. planning strategies, methods, tools, theories, etc.) can be applied in rural planning practice;

D. clearly distinguish the policy, management and design implications of rural planning;

E. prepare integrated and sustainable rural planning proposals;

F. communicate sustainability ideas applied to rural planning to a wider audience.

Method of teaching and learning 
The module seeks to provide a varied learning experience with an emphasis on both knowledge and skills development. It combines lectures, and tutorials. The main purpose of the module is knowledge dissemination; however, there is also some emphasis on the development of analytical skills through the tutorial sessions and research skills.

Part 1: Introduction to sustainability and rural planning (RP).

RP: policies and practices of rural planning; sustainability and rural planning in different dimensions.

Part 2: Rural planning practice:

Policies, management issues and rural design principles applied to Chinese cases; Tools for rural planning studio.
Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26    25      99  150 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Annotated Bibliography 50.00
2 Individual Essay 50.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 6/5/2020 5:42:08 PM