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GEOG215 Urban Geography

The urbanisation process; cities as part of an urban system; how social relations help shape patterns of land use and urban form; equity and power in the urban environment.

Paper title Urban Geography
Paper code GEOG215
Subject Geography
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2017, expected to be offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,018.05
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $4,320.00

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Prerequisite
GEOG 102 or 108 points
Restriction
GEOG 384
Schedule C
Arts and Music, Science
Contact
geography@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Associate Professor Michelle Thompson-Fawcett
Paper Structure
Lectures: The mode of teaching is based primarily on lectures. However, active student involvement in class, small group discussions and brainstorming sessions will be encouraged.

Tutorials: There is a tutorial programme that runs on alternate weeks of the semester. The purpose of the tutorials is to engage in discussion and debate about the readings with your peers, learning with and from each other.
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.Suggested readings will be identified.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication, Critical thinking.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper are expected to be able
  • To demonstrate a critical understanding and evaluation of
    1. Some of the major concerns with regard to urban issues, outcomes and processes
    2. Various urban planning theories and associated discourses and practices
    3. Some key principles and concepts that underpin urban visions and urban transformations
  • To search for, retrieve and reference analytical information about urban transformation through use of academic and popular literature available in print and through online sources

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Timetable

Not offered in 2017, expected to be offered in 2019

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

The urbanisation process; cities as part of an urban system; how social relations help shape patterns of land use and urban form; equity and power in the urban environment.

Paper title Urban Geography
Paper code GEOG215
Subject Geography
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
GEOG 102 or 108 points
Restriction
GEOG 384
Schedule C
Arts and Music, Science
Contact
geography@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Course Co-ordinator: Associate Professor Michelle Thompson-Fawcett
Paper Structure
Lectures: The mode of teaching is based primarily on lectures. However, active student involvement in class, small group discussions and brainstorming sessions will be encouraged.

Tutorials: There is a tutorial programme that runs on alternate weeks of the semester. The purpose of the tutorials is to engage in discussion and debate about the readings with your peers, learning with and from each other.
Textbooks
Textbooks are not required for this paper.Suggested readings will be identified.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Communication, Critical thinking.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper are expected to be able:
  • To demonstrate a critical understanding and evaluation of
    1. Some of the major concerns with regard to urban issues, outcomes and processes
    2. Various urban planning theories and associated discourses and practices
    3. Some key principles and concepts that underpin urban visions and urban transformations
  • To search for, retrieve and reference analytical information about urban transformation through use of academic and popular literature available in print and through online sources

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Timetable

Not offered in 2018, expected to be offered in 2019

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard