20 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: The aim of this module is to help you develop an understanding of what a planning problem looks like, and how to understand planning dilemmas in a real-life project context. The module will develop your skills of analysis for urban places and you will gain a basic knowledge of planning tools to address urban issues. You will also develop basic design and drawing skills.

Restrictions on availability: Restricted to USP students only.

Staff Contact: Dr Lee Crookes
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Fieldwork, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work, Group Project, Presentation
WebCT resources are available for this module

Notes: Must be taken for accredition by Royal Town Planning Institute.

Information on the department responsible for this unit (Urban Studies and Planning):

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK