Module Details

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Title STRATEGIC PLAN MAKING
Code ENVS210
Coordinator Ms SJ Kidd
Geography and Planning
Suekidd@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2018-19 Level 5 FHEQ First Semester 15

Aims

This module provides an introduction to the methods and techniques that are used in the preparation and implementation of strategic plans and policies.


Learning Outcomes

be familiar with the main elements of the planning process and techniques associated with them

understand planning documents, including how they are prepared and the different functions they serve;

demonstrate a critical perspective on current planning formats;

understand ther role of plans in shaping places and how the theory of plan making has changed over time


Syllabus

This module has 3 parts

Part 1

A brief history of plan making and theories related to the plan making process

Part 2

An introduction to core elements of the plan making process including evidence gathering, planning futures, analysis and synthesis techniques, developing planning strategies, implementation monitoring and review, community involvement, Strategic Environmental Assessment.

Part 3

Support for preparation of Plan Review Assignment and Exam


Teaching and Learning Strategies

Lecture - Outlining the theory and practice of plan making

Class exercises/discussions -


Teaching Schedule

  Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab Practicals Fieldwork Placement Other TOTAL
Study Hours 18
Outlining the theory and practice of plan making
        6

24
Timetable (if known)              
Private Study 126
TOTAL HOURS 150

Assessment

EXAM Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
Unseen Written Exam  2 hours  First  60  Yes    Exam Notes (applying to all assessments) Seminar Paper Non attendance of workshops and seminars - a 5% deduction from module mark. Strategic Plan Making  
CONTINUOUS Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
Coursework  2000  First  40  Yes  Standard UoL penalty applies  Plan Review 

Recommended Texts

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