Module 3 : Emblematic European Planning Experiences in a Comparative Perspective (B-KUL-H09T7A)
After completing the module, the student will
1. have developed a structured analytical framework, linking concepts and approaches deployed in the other modules and providing a comprehensive methodological synthesis for comparative analysis.
2. have to identify the key elements through case studies, which are selected from different countries and have different spatial scales and issues, are broadly structured according to the analytical building blocks presented at the beginning of the module. In the course of the discussion following each of the presentations, students will be asked to sort out and assess in greater detail the key elements that characterise the particular case study according to that analytical framework.
This section refers to the general criteria by which the candidate's profile is defined:
The EMSDP is open to doctoral students, master students (II level Master), post-graduate and research fellows in the fields of planning, urbanism, geography, economics, sociology, anthropology and political sciences from European and extra-European universities and research institutions.
The criteria for this selection are:
- Quality and appropriateness of the applicants research proposal.
- Capacity to manage general competences at an advanced level
- Scientific way of thinking and capacity to deal with complex problems
- Capacity to contribute actively to processes of knowledge production.
- Attitude to crosscut disciplines and scientific theories
- Ability to communicate their research questions and early findings- Ethics and good predisposition to work in a multicultural and multi ethnic environment.
Articles and literature
Slides, transparencies, courseware
Toledo / e-platform
Is also included in other courses
8.0 ects. Module 3 : Emblematic European Planning Experiences in a Comparative Perspective (B-KUL-H09T7a)
The Module 3- Emblematic European Planning Experiences in a Comparative Perspective ties together the different strands of socioeconomic analysis and spatial planning presented in the previous two, through the structured examination of a number of case studies in different European urban, planning and policy contexts.
The module consists of two parts. In the first a coherent analytical framework is set out; in the second the case studies are presented, applying that analytical framework.
Description of learning activities
a) a set of structured lectures by the teaching staff of the EMSDP;b) a series of self-standing presentations by internal or external speakers on relevant case studies or topics;
Evaluation : Module 3 : Emblematic European Planning Experiences in a Comparative Perspective (B-KUL-H29T7a)
Tests for assessing students proficiency are usually in the form of essay(s) (of about 1500-2000 words) for each module, on (a) topic(s) selected by participants from a range proposed by the academic staff.
The marking is based on the ECTS system (A,B,C,D,F) or on a 20/20 scale.
A candidate qualifies for assessment and passes the evaluation provided each of the following conditions is satisfied:
- no mark below D or 10/20 is accepted for individual modules and may be condoned by compensation;- the average mark for the three modules is at least C or 12/20.