URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING

Course Code: BAR 209 

Course Title: URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING                                                45 Hrs.

Objective of the Course: To have students appreciate land as man’s resource. To introduce students aspects of land-use allocation, evolution of human settlements, growth of settlements and legislation on Land, Planning and Development control.

Course Outline: Lectures to cover land-use allocation and how it is determined, evolution of human settlements and the need for planning; Regional Planning and Regional Surveys (objectives, principles and processes); urbanisation and growth of Urban settlements; urban planning and Development control (objectives, principles, processes); introduction to Legislation on Land, Planning and Development control.

Learning Methods: Lectures 

Evaluation Method: The students are expected to carry out written assignments, exercises and sit for a continuous assessment test(s)

Final Examination: At the end of semester students are to sit for a two hour written examination

Learning Resources: Students are expected to refer to Urban and regional planning by Hall, Peter Geoffrey, Urban and regional planning : a system approach by Mcloughlin, J B