Postgraduate Course: Planning Law and Development Management (ARCH11130)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||This module introduces the histories of the UK and Scottish planning systems and the theory that underpins current legislation and its roles in architectural and urban conservation . The Scottish planning system is contextualised internationally by looking at examples from other European countries and the USA.
The aims of the course are, firstly, to provide a basic understanding of planning theory and process, particularly as it relates to architectural conservation, and secondly, to provide general and practical awareness of the issues of planning law, development management and the development processes which influence the design, control and implementation/delivery of architectural conservation. The mode of delivery of the course comprises lectures, tutorial/seminars, and case studies. Students are encouraged to share personal knowledge and experience from their own backgrounds, including international comparisons, as a stimulus to discussion and collective learning.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| Pre-requisites
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Assessment will be by an individual essay based around a hypothetical scenario involving a real building.
This piece of work will enable students to satisfy all three learning outcomes. Course grades will be 100% based on this piece of work. Each learning outcome will be separately graded (and equally weighted).
Prior to introducing the assessment the course will involve analysis and discussion of a number of real world case studies which will allow testing of the students┐ understanding and the provision of verbal feedback on this.
Each student will be provided with written feedback on their submission along with their grades.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Display practical knowledge of the legislative tools of the planning process, and the role of local government and other key players in it.
- Display understanding of the Scottish Planning system in its historical context and in relation to international comparators.
- Understand and communicate the process of applying for consents for works to alter historic architectural and urban fabric in a country of his/her choice.
Scottish Executive Planning Division (current), http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Planning-Building/Planning Web Site (including Scottish Planning Policies, National Planning Policy Guidelines, Planning Advice Notes), Scottish Executive, Edinburgh.
Scottish Executive Planning Division (2004), National Planning Framework for Scotland Scottish Executive, Edinburgh.
Brian Edwards (2005), The Rough Guide to Sustainability RIBA Enterprises, London. Historic Scotland (1998), Memorandum of Guidance on Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas The Stationery Office, Edinburgh.
Scottish Executive (2001), A Policy on Architecture, Scottish Executive, Edinburgh. Various Structure and Local Plans.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Familiarity with the Scottish planning system.
Familiarity with the general international context of heritage planning management.
Ability to put regulation systems into practice.
||ARB criteria demonstrated in this module Communication 2.4a, 2.4b, 2.4d.
|Course organiser||Dr Miles Glendinning
Tel: (0131 6)51 5789
|Course secretary||Miss Remi Jankeviciute
Tel: (0131 6)51 5773