Introduction to Planning and Sustainability

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Planning and Sustainability

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Urban Studies and Planning

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    The module will introduce the global phenomena of the city. The student will acquire knowledge about urban policy and cities, and the ways that it is understood considering the role of planning and sustainability. The planning law includes an introduction to urban environments, focusing on contemporary urban planning issues, global cities and globalisation, and the concept of sustainable development.

    Assessment: Essay (30%), Essay (30%), Examination - closed book (40%)

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