University of Westminster
Area of Study
Urban Studies and Planning
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
Module Code 5PLAN001W Level 5 Semester 1
UK Credit Value: 20 Equivalent Credit Value: US Credits 4 / ECTS Credits 10 *
This module provides incorporates planning practice in England, with a focus on urban and city planning. It examines what planners do in practice and the role of planning in the property development process. It includes an outline of compulsory purchase principles, and how compensation is calculated. It also covers the preparation of local plans and policies, the submission and assessment of planning applications, the types of planning decisions issued, and the process of appealing them.
Assessment: Coursework (25%) ; Essay (75%).
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