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BA Geography and Planning

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  • Objectives
    This course is taught by the departments of Geography and Town and Regional Planning, and offers the opportunity to study human geography and the planning system that shapes so much of the geography of urban and rural areas. Modules offered are a carefully selected combination of geographic and town planning topics offering insights into processes, policies and practices in operation.
  • Entry requirements
    -GCE/VCE A Levels - ABB -BTEC National Diploma - 2 Distinctions and 1 Merit -Two GCE A Levels plus two GCE AS Levels - AB+BB or equivalent -Scottish Advanced Highers - ABB -Scottish Highers - AAAB -Irish Leaving Cert. - AABBB -International Baccalaureate - 33 points -European Baccalaureate - 77% -Core Requirements - Grade C in GCSE Maths, A Level Geography. Other useful but not compulsory subjects are Economics, History, Sociology, Law, Art, Design and Technology.
  • Academic Title
    BA Geography and Planning
  • Course description

    This is a list of modules that have been offered in the past. We expect similar modules to be offered for courses starting in 2009.

    Typical First Year Modules

    -Development, Planning and the State 
    -The Making of Urban Places
    -Information and Communication Skills for Geographers
    -Introducing Social and Cultural Geographies 
    -Region, Nation and World 
    -Statistical Data Analysis in Geography  

    Typical Second Year Modules

    -The Development Process  
    -Profit, Planning and Context  
    -Rural Planning 
    -Social Research Methods  
    -Cities and Modernities 
    -Cultural Geographies 
    -Environment, Society and Policy 
    -Geographies of Development
    -Geographies of Governance  
    -Geographies of Social Identities and Difference  
    -Globalisation and State Power 
    -Social Geographies of Life Chances 

    Typical Third Year Modules

    -Values, Theory and Ethics in Planning 
    -Extended Essay in Planning and Geography
    -Research Project in Planning and Geography

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