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Module Detailed Information for [GES1026]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 30 Mar 2018 04:27

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Module Information
Module Code :
GES1026 IVLE
Module Title : Urban Planning in Singapore
Module Description : This module aims to give students an understanding of the nature of urban planning, basic planning models and theories. Urban planning will be discussed, in the context of urbanisation and globalisation, as an important force shaping the modern human settlements. A study of the institutional aspect of planning will relate to Singapore’s planning system in which issues of planning implementation will be elaborated. Learning objectives: Understanding nature of urban planning; understanding urban planning processes; understanding urban planning principles. Major topics to be covered: Urbanisation history and its impact; Urban forms: organic growth of urban settlements; Utopian city/the garden city movement; The city beautiful movement/ Neighbourhood; New town; Urban design and conservation; Institutional Structure for planning; Concept Plan and Master Plan; Development control/planning implementation; Planning analysis: population and transportation; Public participation in planning.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 07-05-2018 EVENING
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : Nil
Preclusion : GEK2005
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 2-1-0-3-4
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week


Lecture Time Table
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom
1 LECTUREEVERY WEEKTHURSDAY10001200SDE-424,

Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
Class TypeWeek TypeWeek DayStartEndRoom Iteration
1 TUTORIALODD WEEKMONDAY9001100SDE-SR15,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].
3 TUTORIALODD WEEKMONDAY12001400SDE-SR10,
Available in Tutorial Balloting [Iteration 2].





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