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Module Code: CDE205
Module Title: Planning methodology
Module Level: Level 2
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2019/20
Semester: SEM1
Originating Department: Urban Planning and Design
Pre-requisites: N/A
This module provides an introduction to the approaches, methods and techniques that are used in the preparation and implementation of plans and policies.
Learning outcomes 
A. demonstrate familiarity with the main elements of the planning process and techniques associated with them.

B. undertake analyses of urban structures and stakeholder constellations.

C. show understanding of planning documents, including how they are prepared and the functions they serve

D. apply analytic techniques and research methods to planning related work

Method of teaching and learning 
A series of lectures and tutorials is used to introduce the main methods and techniques associated with urban planning. All students also work on a given planning assignment requiring them to collect relevant information and to prepare a related planning document.
Block 1: What is planning methodology and why is it needed; a brief history of planning methodology; the planning process; formulating strategies; evaluation and review of strategies;

Block 2: Analysis of relevant urban structures and processes (including population, employment and physical structures) and of the expectations of different stakeholders;

Block 3: Research and survey methods: observation, questionnaire survey, interview, focus group

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26    6  6    112  150 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Group Work 40.00
2 Exam 60.00

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