Module Catalogues, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University   
Module Code: CDE304
Module Title: Environment and Planning Project
Module Level: Level 3
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2019/20
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: Urban Planning and Design
Pre-requisites: N/A
This module is based upon the execution of a mini-project that is carried out by small groups of students. The individual projects to develop skills of analysis, interpretation and policy

prescription. It is well grounded in the Department’s own research activities and draws upon

established links with a number of local authorities and other public bodies.
Learning outcomes 
A. Develop a deeper understanding for the organization of sustainable development initiatives

B. Adopt a critical approach to the examination of existing practice in the analysis and evaluation of planning and management

C. Apply skills in selecting, assembling, manipulating, presenting and interpreting data related to planning and management

D. Use skills of policy prescription based on these data

E. Show familiarity with some of the ethical issues that can arise in the relationship between client and consultant
Method of teaching and learning 
The subject is taught on the basis of a client based project which the students select and fulfil. Students will have the opportunity to develop and discuss skills and critically evaluate their activities as environment and planning practitioners through tutorials and the process of responding to the project.
This module is based entirely on a client based project and there is no fixed syllabus. Mandatory elements, however, include:

- the development of reports and other required documentation

- weekly tutorials on project progress

- presentations to panels of experts
Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 7    37      106  150 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Project Report 40.00
2 Project Report 60.00

Module Catalogue generated from SITS CUT-OFF: 6/5/2020 5:47:51 PM