Contemporary Urban Challenges

University of Cape Town

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Contemporary Urban Challenges

  • Host University

    University of Cape Town

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Geography, Urban Studies and Planning

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Course entry requirements: For BSc: EGS1003S; For BA or BSocSc: EGS1003S or Social Science Foundation course and two full first year Humanities courses, or equivalent.

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    24
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Course outline:
    This course draws together historical and contemporary analysis of social, political, economic and environmental dimensions of the South African city. This conceptual material is grounded in field-based experiential learning in Cape Town.

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.