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Urban Regeneration and Community Development: Foundation Degree

Lewisham College

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Is this course for me? The course primarily meets the needs of those wishing to pursue careers in the fast developing and expanding areas related to urban regeneration and community development. It also provides a stimulating and wide-ranging academic education. What will I study? You will study a wide range of units related to urban regeneration and community development and in year 2 will elect a specialism in planning, social policy or housing. Academic study is supplemented by work-based study throughout the year, including the summer period. Subjects: Community Development Sustainability Financing regeneration Project and research management Social policy and welfare The role of housing and planning in regeneration understanding organisations Urban regeneration - Field study visit Urban Regeneration - policy and practise Work-based learning 1: Organisational and information skills Work-based learning 2: Partnership in regeneration Work-based learning 3: Planning and financing regeneration Work-based learning 4: Monitoring and evaluation Working in Partnership These are optional subjects: 1 option per semester in year 2 will be drawn from the degree programmes for Planning, Social Policy and Housing, thus allowing students to specialise Those electing the Housing specialism will be eligible for Practitioner Membership of the Chartered Institute of Housing (CertCIH) upon successful completion of the Foundation Degree. What can I do next? This can lead to employment in a range of work related to urban regeneration and community development in the private and public sectors. What are the entry requirements? You must be in a paid or voluntary post with an organisation active in the fields of regeneration and community development - such as a local authority, Registered Social landlord or relevant voluntary agency. In addition you will need one A level or equivalent and 5 GCSE's including Maths and English. However, mature students with considerable experience and a good command of English who lack these qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis assessed by an aptitude test and interview. How will I be assessed? Assessment is through written assignments, individual and group work, oral presentations, projects, exams and portfolio production. The cost below of ?1285 is for year one and similar for year two plus an extra ?400 to cover the field trip cost. What will it cost? If you are under 19 and a home student, in most circumstances, you don't pay any fees. However, you will need to find this out when you apply. Course fee: ?1285 Exam fee: NA Please note: For courses of more than one year, the fees stated apply to the first year only. These costs are for the academic year 2009-2010. Costs for 2010-2011 will be available in spring 2010.

Is this course for me? The course primarily meets the needs of those wishing to pursue careers in the fast developing and expanding areas related to urban regeneration and community development. It also provides a stimulating and wide-ranging academic education. What will I study? You will study a wide range of units related to urban regeneration and community development and in year 2 will elect...

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