Cities are around the world are dramatically increasing in size scope and influence, and this transformation means that cities are continuously being reconfigured as global and local circumstances change.
In this course you will develop an in depth understanding as to how and why these transformations are occurring and explore the policies and practices which have been designed to manage the process of urban regeneration, renewal and transformation, that tries to address the issues of economic growth and competitiveness, ensuring that places are socially inclusive, the requirement that urban centres are resource efficient and interesting and distinctive places to be. It combines an understanding of contemporary policy with related skills in planning and management.
REF 2014 50% of research activity deemed world leading or internationally excellent and a further 35% internationally recognised.
Housed in the Gordon Stephenson Building The building contains lecture and seminar rooms, as well as a design studio.
Why Civic Design?
World's first planning school
As the world's first planning school we have two main roles:
as a centre of excellence for innovative and influential research and scholarship; and as a leading provider of high quality professional education. Excellent academic staff
We have excellent academic staff who are actively engaged with research and professional practice. This is reflected in the fact we edit two international journals
Town Planning Review Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management