We teach using a variety of methods, including:

  • lectures
  • guest speaker seminars
  • student-led seminars


This course has a mixed approach to assessment including:

  • report writing
  • essay writing
  • oral presentations
  • group-work tasks
  • professional reflection
  • individual research project

The dissertation is an individual investigation and is researched by you in line with your selected specialism. All assessments are 100% coursework with no exams.

Core Modules

These modules are an essential part of your course.

Module code: UP51002 Credits: 20 Semester: Semester 2

In this course you will learn about the historical development of cities and how the process is influenced by political and big ideas.

You will learn about the range of such ideas and how they change over time as they are influenced by learned experiences.

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