Geographical approaches to issues in contemporary urban policy and planning, including employment, housing, transport, social services and health care.
This course provides a critical insight into the social and economic tranformations taking place within cities, current challenges and responses.
|Paper title||Advanced Urban Geography|
|Teaching period||First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,307.76|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,517.77|
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- View further information about GEOG 457
- Teaching staff
Course Instructor: Professor Etienne Nel
- Paper Structure
The course is based on lectures, student led seminars and a research project.
This paper is 100% internally assessed.
- Paddison, R. and Hutton, T., 2015: Cities and Economic Changes, Sage, Los AngelesTallon, A., 2013: Urban Regeneration in the UK, Routledge, London
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Scholarship, Communication, Critical
thinking, Environmental literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
- Learning Outcomes
- By the end of the course, students are expected to be able to:
- To demonstrate a critical understanding of key urban theories, discourses and practices
- To collect and analyse data, and draw meaningful insightful conclusions from a local case study that contributes to wider debates in urban geography
- To effectively communicate research findings both orally and in written forms
- To critique and evaluate how urban space is shaped by and shapes social and economic relations
This paper is available to students at or above the 400 (i.e. graduate) level.
Please contact Professor Etienne Nel for information on the recommended background for this paper.
- Teaching Arrangements
One 1:50-minute lecture/seminar per week