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wcm300 - Environmental and Infrastructure Planning (EIP) Interactive Workshop (Complete module description)
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Module label Environmental and Infrastructure Planning (EIP) Interactive Workshop
Module code wcm300
Credit points 5.0 KP
Workload 150 h
Faculty/Institute Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Business Administration and Business Education)
Used in course of study
  • Master's Programme Water and Coastal Management (Master) > Master thesis period
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Entry requirements
Skills to be acquired in this module
The course engages students interactively with seminal texts within environmental and infrastructure planning and enhances critical thinking on contemporary planning debates in theory and practice.
Module contents
On completion of the course learners will be able to: (1) critically compare and cross reference central arguments and relevant examples from seminal theoretical texts within environmental and infrastructure planning; and (2) read, distil and write summaries of key journal articles, present ideas effectively using presentation software and develop their critical perspectives on contemporary planning debates for planning practice. Following mini-lectures by the instructor learners present their ideas, with feedback from the instructor and fellow learners, stimulating a depth and critical engagement with the central ideas with reference to relevant examples. Topics include: collaborative planning and governance (e.g. Patsy Healey), rationality and power (e.g. Bent Flyvbjerg), complexity theory and planning (e.g. Juval Portugali), institutions and institutional change (e.g. Alexander).
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Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency
Module capacity unlimited
Reference text
This course is part of the second year of the Double Degree Master Water and Coastal Management and takes place in Groningen.

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Modullevel MM (Mastermodul / Master module)
Modulart je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
Lern-/Lehrform / Type of program
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
Assignments, Presentation (Pre-class assignments, participation in-class, presentation, final assignment)
Course type Seminar
Workload attendance 0 h