- Planning and Development: principles, regulation and practice
- The land conversion process: players, ambitions and constraints;
- Spatial Planning: its origins, development and modern plan making within the national framework;
- The Development management process, including plan compliance, applications and appeals
To achieve credit for this module, students must be able to:
- Demonstrate critical and applied knowledge of planning theory, law and process relating to the UK
- Articulate sustainability issues
- Provide sound advice which integrates multiple considerations
- Integrate their knowledge to make judgments and recommendations
- Display initiative, team-working, inter-personal skills and an ability to behave ethically and reflectively
Assessments may differ in 2020/21 due to adjustments for Covid-19. Please check Gateway for the latest regulations.
Students should be familiar with the content of the following:
- Cullingworth, B., Nadin, V, Hart, T, Davoudi, S.,Pendlebury, J., Vigar, G., Wells,D, and Townshend, T (2014) Town and Country Planning in the UK Routledge
- Greed, C. and Johnson, D. (2014) Planning in the UK Palgrave Macmillan (Chapters 1 and 4)
- Wilkinson, S. Sayce, S. and Christensen (2015) Developing Property Sustainably Routledge
- Department of Communities and Local Government (www.communities.gov.uk) – various online resources.
- Planning Portal (www.planningportal.gov.uk) – various online resources.
- Revised National Planning Policy Framework - https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/revised-national-planning-policy-framework
- Planning Practice Guidance - https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/planning-practice-guidance