Module Details

The information contained in this module specification was correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change, either during the session because of unforeseen circumstances, or following review of the module at the end of the session. Queries about the module should be directed to the member of staff with responsibility for the module.
Title MAKING PLANS
Code ENVS427
Coordinator Ms SJ Kidd
Geography and Planning
Suekidd@liverpool.ac.uk
Year CATS Level Semester CATS Value
Session 2018-19 Level 7 FHEQ Second Semester 15

Aims

 

The aim of this module is to provide students with an introduction to plan making and the different methods and techniques that are used in plan preparation.


Learning Outcomes

an understanding of the role of plans in shaping the development of places and how the theory of plan making has evolved over time

familiarity with the main elements of the plan making process and techniques associated with them

 

an appreciation of the range of current plans and an understanding of the different functions they serve;

 

 a critical perspective on current plan formats


Syllabus

This module is divided into 4 parts

Part 1 ( 6 Hours)

A Brief Introduction to the history and theory of plan making and the plan making process

 

Part 2 ( 14 hours)

Investigation of theory and practice related to different elements of teh plan making proces including:

Evidence Gathering

Planning Futures

Analysis and Synthesis Techniques

Developing Planning Strategies

Implementation Monitoring and Review

Community Involvement

Strategic Environmental Assessment

 

Part 3 ( 6 hours)

Neighbourhood Planning

City Region Planning

Marien Planning

 

Part 4 (3 Hours)

Guidance on Plan Review Assignment

Guidance on Exam Preparation

 

 


Teaching and Learning Strategies

Lectures, visiting speakers - This module complements the group plan making module ENVS467 Spatial Planning in Action and provides further background and insight into the theory and practice of plan making

Class Exercises / Discussions - These complement the lecture content and are intended to develop understanding through application of knowledge


Teaching Schedule

  Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab Practicals Fieldwork Placement Other TOTAL
Study Hours           24
This module complements the group plan making module ENVS467 Spatial Planning in Action and provides further background and insight into the theory and practice of plan making
6
These complement the lecture content and are intended to develop understanding through application of knowledge
30
Timetable (if known)              
Private Study 120
TOTAL HOURS 150

Assessment

EXAM Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
Unseen Written Exam  2 hours  Second  60  Yes  Yes  Exam Notes (applying to all assessments) Analysis of Published Plans (Individual Assignment) Exam  
CONTINUOUS Duration Timing
(Semester)
% of
final
mark
Resit/resubmission
opportunity
Penalty for late
submission
Notes
Coursework  2000 words  Second  40  Yes  Standard UoL penalty applies  Plan Review 

Recommended Texts

Reading lists are managed at readinglists.liverpool.ac.uk. Click here to access the reading lists for this module.
Explanation of Reading List:

Taylor, N. (1998) Urban Planning Theory Since 1945, Sage Publications, London (available through University library as an e-book)
 
De Roo, G. and Porter G. (2007) Fuzzy Planning: the role of actors in a fuzzy governance environme nt, Ashgate, Aldershot
(available through University library as an e-book)