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LS4547: PLANNING LAW (2016-2017)

Last modified: 28 Jun 2018 10:27


Course Overview

This course examines the law relating to the highly political topic of urban and rural planning in Scotland. It considers it in the context of history, theory and international / EU developments. The law in Scotland is discussed in detail and examples of plans such as the National Planning Framework and controversial planning applications e.g. Menie Golf Course are drawn on to illustrate the law. There is a body of case law (both English and Scots), intricate legislative provisions and policy sources for all the key areas. Planning Law (Honours) mixes academic refection with practical knowledge.  

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 25 credits (12.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Ms Anne-Michelle Slater

Qualification Prerequisites

None.

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • One of LS2008 Property Law (Passed) or LS2027 The Law of Property (Passed) or LS2030 Supplementary Property Law (Passed) or LS2031 The Law of Property (Passed) or LS3007 Conveyancing (Studied) or LS3027 Land Law (Studied)
  • Law (LS) (Studied)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

  • LX4547 Planning Law (Studied)

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

a. To introduce the principles and the framework of the law of land use planning and regulation in Scotland. b. To provide an in-depth knowledge of the law and policy pertaining to key selected areas of importance in planning law in Scotland. c. To promote critical evaluation and analysis of these key areas of planning law.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

None.

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

One 2,000 word essay (25%) and 3 hour examination (75%).

Formative Assessment

500 word report (MA Legal Studies only).

Feedback

None.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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