BA Urban Studies and Planning

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  • Objectives
    Our Urban Studies and Planning course offers a professionally-accredited route into the planning profession. Our Urban Studies and Geography and Planning degrees allow you to combine the study of planning with related fields and offer flexibility to move between courses and to enter a range of careers when you graduate. Each of our courses has a distinctive structure and content, with options that allow you to shape your own programme of study. Small group and individual teaching, and assessment by coursework, increase in importance as you progress through your studies. We operate a personal and academic development system to help you to get the most from your university experience. We also have an excellent record of graduate employment.
  • Entry requirements
    Entry requirements GCE/VCE A Levels - BBB Two GCE A Levels plus two GCE AS Levels - BB+BB Scottish Advanced Highers - BBC Scottish Highers - ABBB Irish Leaving Cert. - ABBBB BTEC Level N - 2 Distinctions, 1 Merit International Baccalaureate - 32 points European Baccalaureate - 73% Core Requirements - Grade C in GCSE Maths. Other useful, but not compulsory subjects are: Economics, History, Sociology, Law, Art, Design and Technology.
  • Academic title
    BA Urban Studies and Planning
  • Course description
    Our students usually select from a range of compulsory and optional modules to add up to 120 credits.

    Some departments offer courses that don't feature optional modules whereas other courses are fully flexible.

    Important notice :
    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.

    This information is provided for illustration only and you should check with the department directly when applying to confirm module options.

    Typical First Year Modules

    Module/Unit Credits
    Development, Planning and the State  20
    Planning Project  20
    The Making of Urban Places  20
    Architecture and the Design Process  10
    Economics and the UK Economy  10
    Introduction to Quantitative Methods  10
    What is Landscape Architecture?  10
    Typical Second Year Modules

    Module/Unit Credits
    Planning Research Project  20
    The Development Process  20
    Urban Theory and Politics  20
    Design and Local Planning A (Lectures)  10
    Profit, Planning and Context  10
    Rural Planning  10
    Social Research Methods  10
    Typical Third Year Modules

    Module/Unit Credits
    Development Planning  20
    Extended Essay  20
    Planning Law and Development Control  20
    Community Planning  10
    European Planning  10
    Transport Planning  10
    Values, Theory and Ethics in Planning  10
    Environmental Policy and Nature Conservation  20
    Geographical Information Systems and Planning  20
    Housing Analysis and Policy  20
    Local Economic Development  20

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