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Understanding The Sustainable City (Module)

Module description

The module aims to outline and evaluate the conceptual debates relating to the terms ‘sustainability’ and ‘sustainable development’ and discuss what is meant by the ‘good city’ and evaluate different approaches to the production of ideal or ‘good city’ form. In the module students will analyse the different meanings of urban sustainability through the context of examples of the planning and management of cities. 



Please note that this is indicative and may change from year to year.  


Staff information

Dr Ayona Datta

Teaching pattern

10 hours of lectures, 10 hours of seminars

Module assessment - more information

Two 2,000 word essays (50% each)

Key information

Module code 7SSG5179

Credit level 7

Assessment coursework

Credit value 20

Semester Semester 1 (autumn)

Study abroad module No