GGR207H5 Cities, Urbanization and Development

GGR207 Course Desciption

Course Description

This course will introduce students to urban social processes, urban form and urban history. A particular emphasis will be placed on global urbanization, internal spatial and social structure of cities, as well as past and contemporary urban problems

Credits: Social Science

Lecture hours: 36

Tutorial hours: 12

Exclusion: GGR124H1 or a combination of any of the following two: GGRA03H3 or GGRB05H3 or GGRC10H3

Prerequisite: 4.0 credits

Core Skills Developed

  • understanding the processes fuelling urbanization, uneven development, and global urban change
  • analysis of real-world data related to cities and urban development at different scales
  • application and communication of critical geographic perspectives related to the study of urban issues