FM2533 European Cohesion and Spatial Planning

Programme course, 10 ECTS credits, Second cycle, autumn semester 2013

Overview

Course period

2013-October-14 until
2013-November-24

Mode of delivery

On campus (face-to-face), Day-time, full-time

Teaching location

Karlskrona

Language of instruction

English

Syllabus in English

There is no syllabus in English.

Application and tuition fee

Concern most citizens outside the EU/EEA*.
Application fee: 900 SEK
Tuition fee: 16667 SEK
First payment: 16667 SEK
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Main field of study

Spatial Planning

Level

A1N

Admission

Prerequisites

Course period

2013-October-14 until
2013-November-24

Mode of delivery

On campus (face-to-face), Day-time, full-time

Teaching location

Karlskrona

Language of instruction

English

Syllabus in English

There is no syllabus in English.

Application and tuition fee

Concern most citizens outside the EU/EEA*.
Application fee: 900 SEK
Tuition fee: 16667 SEK
First payment: 16667 SEK
Read more

Main field of study

Spatial Planning

Level

A1N

Learning Outcomes

Content

Learning outcomes

After completion of the course the student will:
  • Be able to show an insight into the existing regional development pattern in Europe and an understanding of the causes behind this pattern
  • Be able to analyse regional development conditions in different types of regions
  • Be able to analyse and discuss the impact of the EU on planning and development in the member states
  • Be able the undertake an independent analysis of the social and economic cohesion in a country and/or the EU
  • Be able to apply different theoretical principles for developing regional policy
  • Be able to show an insight into the EU's cohesion policy and to discuss the conceptual contradictions that exist in cohesion policy

Generic Skills

Course literature and other teaching material

Lista
Cini, M. (ed.) (2003) European Union Politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Davoudi, S (2006) ‘Evidence-Based Planning: Rhetoric and Reality’, disP Journal, 165, Vol 42, pp.
14-24.
Dühr, S. et al (2010) European Spatial Planning and Territorial Cooperation. Abingdon: Routledge.
Jensen, O. B. & Richardson, T. (2004) Making European Space: Mobility, Power and Territorial
Identity. London: Routledge.
Wallace, H., Wallace, W. & Pollack, M.A. (eds.) (2005) Policy-Making in the European Union. Fifth
edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Kapitel 2, 3, 12, 16.
Waterhout, B. (2008) The Institutionalisation of European Spatial Planning. Delft: Delft Univ press.
Adams, N., Alden. J. & Harris, N. (eds.) Regional Development and Spatial Planning in an Enlarged
European Union. London 2006
Allen, David ”Cohesion and the Structural Funds” in Helen Wallace, William Walllace & Mark A. Pollack (eds.) Policy-Making in the European Union. Oxford 2005
Asheim, B. & Gertler, M. “The Geography of Innovation: regional innovation systems” In D. C. Mowery, J. Fagerberg & R. R. Nelson (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Innovation Oxford, 2005
Bachtler, John & Raines, Philip A New Paradigm of Regional Policy? Reviewing Recent Trends in
Europe. 2002
Bourne, Angela K.”Regional Europé” in Michelle Cini (ed.) European Union Politics. Oxford 2003 p.
278-293
European Commission Cohesion Policy in Support Growth and Jobs: Community Strategic Guidelines, 2007-2013. Brussels 2005
European Commision A New partnership for cohesion. Convergence, competitiveness, competition.
Brussels 2004
European Commision The Growth and Jobs Strategy and the Reform of European cohesion policy. Fourth progress report on cohesion. Brussels 2006
Florida, R. The Rise of the Creative Class. New York 2002 Ch. 12.
Florida, R. & Tinagli, I. Europe in the Creative Age Carnergie Mellon Software Industry Centre 2004
Hirschman, A. O. ”Interregional and International Transmission of Economic Growth”. Journal of Political Economy. 1956.
Malmberg, A. & Maskell, P. “The Elusive Concept of Localisation Economies” Environment and Planning 2002
OECD Competitive Regional Clusters. National Policy Approaches. Paris 2007

Course period

2013-October-14 until
2013-November-24

Mode of delivery

On campus (face-to-face), Day-time, full-time

Teaching location

Karlskrona

Language of instruction

English

Syllabus in English

There is no syllabus in English.

Application and tuition fee

Concern most citizens outside the EU/EEA*.
Application fee: 900 SEK
Tuition fee: 16667 SEK
First payment: 16667 SEK
Read more

Main field of study

Spatial Planning

Level

A1N

Stucture - Literature

Course literature and other teaching material

Lista
Cini, M. (ed.) (2003) European Union Politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Davoudi, S (2006) ‘Evidence-Based Planning: Rhetoric and Reality’, disP Journal, 165, Vol 42, pp.
14-24.
Dühr, S. et al (2010) European Spatial Planning and Territorial Cooperation. Abingdon: Routledge.
Jensen, O. B. & Richardson, T. (2004) Making European Space: Mobility, Power and Territorial
Identity. London: Routledge.
Wallace, H., Wallace, W. & Pollack, M.A. (eds.) (2005) Policy-Making in the European Union. Fifth
edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Kapitel 2, 3, 12, 16.
Waterhout, B. (2008) The Institutionalisation of European Spatial Planning. Delft: Delft Univ press.
Adams, N., Alden. J. & Harris, N. (eds.) Regional Development and Spatial Planning in an Enlarged
European Union. London 2006
Allen, David ”Cohesion and the Structural Funds” in Helen Wallace, William Walllace & Mark A. Pollack (eds.) Policy-Making in the European Union. Oxford 2005
Asheim, B. & Gertler, M. “The Geography of Innovation: regional innovation systems” In D. C. Mowery, J. Fagerberg & R. R. Nelson (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Innovation Oxford, 2005
Bachtler, John & Raines, Philip A New Paradigm of Regional Policy? Reviewing Recent Trends in
Europe. 2002
Bourne, Angela K.”Regional Europé” in Michelle Cini (ed.) European Union Politics. Oxford 2003 p.
278-293
European Commission Cohesion Policy in Support Growth and Jobs: Community Strategic Guidelines, 2007-2013. Brussels 2005
European Commision A New partnership for cohesion. Convergence, competitiveness, competition.
Brussels 2004
European Commision The Growth and Jobs Strategy and the Reform of European cohesion policy. Fourth progress report on cohesion. Brussels 2006
Florida, R. The Rise of the Creative Class. New York 2002 Ch. 12.
Florida, R. & Tinagli, I. Europe in the Creative Age Carnergie Mellon Software Industry Centre 2004
Hirschman, A. O. ”Interregional and International Transmission of Economic Growth”. Journal of Political Economy. 1956.
Malmberg, A. & Maskell, P. “The Elusive Concept of Localisation Economies” Environment and Planning 2002
OECD Competitive Regional Clusters. National Policy Approaches. Paris 2007

Learning methods

Work placement

No work placement is included in the planned learning activities. BTH is aiming for a close contact with the surrounding community when developing courses and programmes.

Teachers

Examiner
Jan-Evert Nilsson

Course Manager
Ana Mafalda Madureira

Planned learning activities

Time allocation

On average, a student should study 270 hours to reach the learning outcomes. This time includes all the various available learning activities (lectures, self studies, examinations, etc.). This estimation is based on the fact that one academic year counts as 60 ECTS credits, corresponding to an average student workload of 1 600 hours. This may vary individually.

Course period

2013-October-14 until
2013-November-24

Mode of delivery

On campus (face-to-face), Day-time, full-time

Teaching location

Karlskrona

Language of instruction

English

Syllabus in English

There is no syllabus in English.

Application and tuition fee

Concern most citizens outside the EU/EEA*.
Application fee: 900 SEK
Tuition fee: 16667 SEK
First payment: 16667 SEK
Read more

Main field of study

Spatial Planning

Level

A1N

Examination

Assessments

Component examinations for the course
Code Title ECTS credits Grade
1210 Written examination 1 4 F-A
1220 Written examination 2 4 F-A
1230 Written examination 3 2 F-A

Grading

The course will be graded F Fail, FX Fail, E Sufficient, D Satisfactory, C Good, B Very good or A Excellent.

Future exams

No upcoming, centrally coordinated, examinations for this course were found.

To participate in a centrally coordinated examination, you must enroll in Student's Portal, no later than fifteen days before the examination.

Time and location for the examination will be published about 5 days in advance.

There might be other scheduled examinations. Information concerning these examinations are available in It's Learning or at other places that the person who is responsible of the course will refer to.

Course Evaluation

The course manager is responsible for the views of students on the course being systematically and regularly gathered and that the results of the evaluations in various forms affect the form and development of the course.

Course period

2013-October-14 until
2013-November-24

Mode of delivery

On campus (face-to-face), Day-time, full-time

Teaching location

Karlskrona

Language of instruction

English

Syllabus in English

There is no syllabus in English.

Application and tuition fee

Concern most citizens outside the EU/EEA*.
Application fee: 900 SEK
Tuition fee: 16667 SEK
First payment: 16667 SEK
Read more

Main field of study

Spatial Planning

Level

A1N

 

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