Urban Studies: Planning and Living in Cities

As our conceptions of space and how societal connections change, how do we cope with the evolution and development of cities in regards to housing and urban planning? What does it take to create a liveable urban environment, and how do inhabitants make use of space?



Quick Facts

  • Student profile ⇒ Current BA, current MA, Professionals
  • Housing dates ⇒ 29 June afternoon - 23 July morning 2018
  • Academic dates ⇒ 1 July - 20 July 2018
  • Academic Directors ⇒ Dr. Richard Ronald
  • Trip to Belgium ⇒ Included

Why join this programme?

In this three-week programme students will explore the fundamental issues that are shaping the development and evolution of cities in the 21st century. With a focus on real urban places, set in both contemporary and historical contexts, the course will examine subjects such as neighborhood development and regeneration, housing finance and policy, city planning and sustainability, and the impact of household and demographic change on urban lives and spaces

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Mode
Short-term
Credits
6 ECTS, 3 weeks
Language of instruction
English
Starts in
June

Published by  GSSS Summer Programmes Office