15 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: This module provides students with an introduction to GIS network and connectivity analysis as it applies to debates in the field of transport planning. The module develops students' ability to apply geospatial techniques to transport and network connectivity challenges and to think critically about how these techniques can be used to understand spatial mobility in complex urban environments. The module is taught in a series of lectures and inter-related computer workshops focusing on real-world data and policy problem scenarios.

Restrictions on availability: Only available to USP students

Staff Contact: Jo Mirfield
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Tutorials, Laboratory work, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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

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Western Bank, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK