Urban Landscape Design (Strathclyde) URBAN5069

  • Academic Session: 2019-20
  • School: School of Social and Political Sciences
  • Credits: 0
  • Level: Level 5 (SCQF level 11)
  • Typically Offered: Semester 1
  • Available to Visiting Students: No
  • Available to Erasmus Students: No

Short Description

This course investigates the impact of the urban landscape on human wellbeing and perception and the role of ecological networks as an integral part of urban form.

Timetable

Delivered over 3 consecutive full days in Semester 1.

Requirements of Entry

Mandatory Entry Requirements:

None

Excluded Courses

None

Co-requisites

None

Assessment

Assessment:

This course is assessed by a 10 minute oral presentation (50% of total course mark) and maximum 2,000 words landscape design strategy (50% of total course mark).

Course Aims

The aim of the courses is to critically interpret landscape and garden environments; and evaluate historic and contemporary landscape design theories, landscape and garden design strategies and models, and specific landscape design methods.

Intended Learning Outcomes of Course

By the end of the course, participants should be able to:

■ critically interpret landscape and garden environments;

■ define appropriate landscape and garden design strategies within a specific context;

■ recognise and evaluate historic and contemporary landscape design theories, landscape and garden design strategies and models, and specific landscape design methods;

■ evidence the diversity of historic and contemporary landscape design and garden design approaches;

■ understand the aims and consequences of major landscape design strategies, and be able evaluate the impact of landscape design on the urban environment;

■ explain specific relations between the built urban fabric and the landscape elements within the city;

■ use appropriate landscape theories for a specific context; and

■ design high quality landscapes, gardens, and parks within the urban context.

Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits

Students must submit at least 75% by weight of the components (including examinations) of the course's summative assessment.

 

Minimum requirement for award of credit for students on MSc City Planning is D3 or above.

 

University standard regulations apply to students on other qualifications.