Core Module Information
Module title: Planning & Development 2

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: BSV08118
Module leader: Mark Deakin
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Built Environment


Description of module content:

The origins of modern city planning, modern city planning in European capital cities, the city beautiful and garden city movements, housing reform under the architecture, design and layout standards of the arts and crafts and industrial schools of modern planning and as developed throughout the nation-states of Europe and North America. The internationalist style and crisis of late modern city architecture, design and layout.

Learning Outcomes for module:

On completion of this module you will be able to:

LO1: understand the aesthetic dimensions underlying the architecture, design and layout of the modern city.
LO2: know about the “city beautiful” and “garden city” models underlying the development of modern planning.
LO3: account for the alternative aesthetic, design and layout standards each of the models offers for the development of modern city planning.
LO4: develop an insight into how the development of modern planning has transformed the architecture, design and layout of city and personalities who have been key in developing these standards of modern city planning.
LO5: apply this critical insight to explain the crisis of the 'internationalist style' in modern city planning and challenges this poses.
LO6: critically reflect on the aesthetics, architecture, design and layout standards underlying the
development of modern city planning.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, BLENDED, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Mark Deakin
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 24
Face To Face Tutorial 24
Independent Learning Guided independent study 149
Face To Face Centrally Time Tabled Examination 3
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Essay 30 1, 2, 3 8 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 2500
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 70 1, 2, 3,4, 5, 6 14/15 HOURS= 3, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 30
Component 2 subtotal: 70
Module subtotal: 100

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