20 Credits SPRING

Pre-requisites: TRP210

Aims/Description: Level Two study of urban design, urban management, social research methods and the distinctiveness of place is enhanced by the experience of field research in a European city. Students taking this module will consider various topics, such as the impact of planning policy, flood resilience, urban ethnicity and social segregation, housing developments, or issues in the use of public space, through field investigation. These projects will involve the use of a range of qualitative and quantitative research skills and techniques, as well as interpretative methods. The course will require students to undertake designated field excursions to contrasting districts, landmark sites, museums, galleries and key archives.

Restrictions on availability: Unit restricted to K400, L722, LK74.If you do not currently have a Passport, you must make sure you obtain one. If you are from a non-EU country (e.g. China), you must also obtain a Schengen visa. Please speak to a member of teaching staff after the fi...

Staff Contact: Dr Liz Sharp
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Fieldwork, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work, Field work

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK