|Module Title||LANDSCAPE ASSESSMENT AND PLANNING IN PRACTICE|
|Co-ordinator||Dr Alister J Scott|
|Course delivery||Lecture||40 Hours 20 x 2 hour lectures|
|Practical||18 Hours 5 practicals|
1. Implement a designated landscape assessment methodology for a given study area
2. Implement appropriate procedures from the Town and Country planning system to a specified land use situation
3. Evaluate and formulate recommendations for a case study with respect to best practice in landscape and planning procedures
4. Evaluate the relevant issues relating to public participation and perception for a given study area
Understand the context and operation of the Town and Country planning system
Understand the techniques for assessing, evaluating and managing whole landscapes.
Appreciate the potential of landscape planning in achieving countryside protection and enhancement
.2 IT and information handling
The requirement to undertake a field and desk study involves the compilation and analysis of considerable amounts of information. This is directly assessed
.6 Careers need awareness
The assignment relates directly to the world of work by involving the students in local authority led systems and procedures that are used and assessed on a daily basis in the work situation. Through the teaching and the assessment students will understand the issues and difficulties associated with protecting the countryside. This is directly assessed.
The assignment will require extensive skills in self management. There are three interlinked stages to the assignment which will have staggered deadlines. This will allow the student an opportunity to respond to feedback and improve over the course of the assessment.
This module is at CQFW Level 5