Cannot be taken with: TRP353

Aims/Description: This module requires the student to prepare, research and write-up a piece of work based on library resources on a planning or planning-related topic. The student will choose a topic and will be required to produce an extended essay that synthesises and develops a critique on the existing literature. The essay may or may not analyse policy. The essay will be based on a thorough review of relevant literature and the synthesis of specialised knowledge gained throughout the course.

Restrictions on availability: Unit restricted to TRPU03 and TRPU04

Staff Contact: Professor Rowland Atkinson
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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

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