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Climate Change, Sustainability and Adaptation Semester 1 mandatory This course introduces students to the concepts of sustainability in their widest definition — that of environmental, economic and social sustainability. The course will introduce issues relating to climate science and future predictions, in addition to legislative requirements and government initiatives to combat climate change.
Topics covered by the syllabus include: Spatial Planning Semester 1 mandatory Introduces concepts of spatial planning at different spatial scales and reflection on the implementation and impact of planning policies.
Topics in the syllabus include: Reasons for planning; Development Planning; Urbanisation and Urban development; Development and property rights; Development Management; Environmental Assessment; Conservation; Globalisation and urban transitions.
Technical Networks and Urban Resilience Semester 1 mandatory Students will develop a critical understanding of the governance of urban technical networks water, energy, waste, transport, information and their social, spatial and environmental impacts.
Urban Economy and Property Markets Semester 1 mandatory This course aims to provide students with an understanding of the spatial dimensions of property markets, the interaction between the property market and the urban economy and the impact on local property markets on urban management policies.
Topics covered in this course include: Underlying dynamics of urban structural change within individual cities and within urban systems; Urban economic issues - population decline, urban public finance, sustainability, urban transport problems and solutions; Urban change and the property market local office market cycles, the influence of financial institutions and the local land market on urban change; Property-led local economic development policies.
Environmental Planning Semester 2 mandatory This course provides students with an understanding of environmental management within planning systems both in the UK and internationally, within a context of climate change and improving the environmental and social sustainability of cities.
UK and International Housing Policy Semester 2 mandatory This course is intended to allow students to develop a broad understanding of and ability to analyse the way that the contemporary housing system in the UK and internationally operates.
Social Sustainability Semester 2 optional This course introduces a range of ways of thinking about sustainability and equity spatially and across economies.
Social sustainability and relationship with overall sustainable development principles; Theories of social justice, equity and social capital; Access to services; Health and health inequalities; Shelter housing and homelessness ; Ethnicity and gender; Community and place; Travel and transport; Land use mix; Synthesis of social sustainability.
Governance, Participation and Community Planning Semester 2 optional This course aims to develop critical knowledge and understanding of contemporary governance and community planning and the advantages of user participation in the development and delivery of services.
People and Organisational Management in the Built Environment Semester 2 optional This course aims to develop a high level of interdisciplinary understanding about complex organisational and personal management processes and how important they are in underpinning technical skills to deliver high quality services as a professional.
Students will learn about and explore management theory and practice and will have a chance to reflect on their own personal development in a synoptic way.
This will be valuable in terms of career development, as management competences and self-reflection are increasingly sought in practice.
What is management and why is it important for professional practice? Good and bad examples of management and their effect on individuals, organisations and service delivery. A critical evaluation of management theories. In depth understanding of the complexities of team building, organisational culture, recruitment and selection, staff appraisal, motivation, leadership, communication, co-ordination, and managing change and diversity.
Design of Low Carbon Buildings Semester 2 optional This course covers the key issues related to the direct and indirect emissions of carbon dioxide from the built environment.
Subjects and topics covered include:The Environmental Studies Section of the International Studies Association (ISA) was founded in The section seeks a better understanding of feedbacks between human and natural systems within global, regional, and national contexts.
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To maximize your career potential, the Department of Management at the University of North Texas offers coursework leading to a Master of Business Administration and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Business Management. The global environment and human society are now threatened by unprecedented changes resulting from human activities such as intensive agriculture and fossil fuel combustion, as well as facing natural hazards like volcanic eruptions and climatic extremes.
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