Module: Planning and Development

Module details

  • Module code

  • Module leader

    William Leschallas
  • Module Level

  • Module credits

  • Min study time

    150 hours
  • Contact hrs

    36 hours
  • Teaching Period

    Semester 2

Module content

The module is structured around a logical sequence of stages addressing all components of Town and Country Planning and the development process in both rural and urban environments.

This module focuses on Town and Country Planning and Development in both rural and urban contexts in relation to the management and provision of advice to those involved in real estate. The early part of the module addresses the historic development of the English Town and Country Planning system, before discussing the principles, administrative structures, and legal framework and then the development process itself and all factors affecting it.

Module outcomes

To achieve credit for this module, students must be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a sound working knowledge of the statutory Town and Country Planning System and its procedures.
  2. Prepare and submit applications for planning permission working within the framework of the Town and Country Planning system.
  3. Provide guidance to clients on Town and Country Planning matters.


Assessment Description Weighting
Coursework Submission of a planning application and supporting statements 100%

Key texts

Recommended Reading

All aspects of this module require private study input by the student. It is expected that full use will be made of the references and reading lists contained in this document.

Students are referred to the Resource List on Gateway