Syllabus query

Academic Year/course: 2017/18

328 - Master's in Land and Environmental Planning

66711 - The people in land planning and local development

Syllabus Information

Academic Year:
66711 - The people in land planning and local development
Faculty / School:
103 - Facultad de Filosofía y Letras
328 - Master's in Land and Environmental Planning
Subject Type:

5.1. Methodological overview

The methodology followed in this course is oriented towards achievement of the learning objectives. A wide range of teaching and learning tasks are implemented, such as participative sessions, practical exercises, individual or group activities, guided activities, field work and autonomous work.

Students are expected to participate actively in the class throughout the semester. 

Classroom materials will be available via Moodle. These include a repository of the lecture notes used in class, the course syllabus, as well as other course-specific learning materials, including a discussion forum. 

5.2. Learning tasks

The course includes the following learning tasks: 

  • Lectures (20 hours)
  • Practical activities (26 hours)
  • Field work (10 hours)
  • Guided activities (15 hours)
  • Autonomous study (75 hours)

5.3. Syllabus

The course will address the following topics:

  • Topic 1. Sources of demographic data in population studies
  • Topic 2. Demographic Structure
  • Topic 3. Causes of Demographic Change
  • Topic 4. Research Design
  • Topic 5. Consequences of Demographic Change
  • Topic 6. Advanced Topics in Demography

5.4. Course planning and calendar

Further information concerning the timetable, classroom, assessment dates and other details regarding this course, will be provided on the first day of class or please refer to the “Facultad de Filosofía y Letras”  website (

5.5. Bibliography and recommended resources

There are no bibliographical records for this subject. Work is with official administrative documentation.