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              In addition to the high
              quality of UCL, its location
and the language used were ideal for
my study abroad experience. If people
in the US have heard of it, they have
invariably heard good things.

London is a wonderful city for students.
Museums for any subject I could want
to see have been fascinating. I have
lived in Prankerd House which provides
a quiet and comfortable environment
in which to live and study. When not
studying I participate in both the gliding
and stage crew societies. I attend the
theatre, I visit museums, and I keep in
touch with friends and family at home.

              James Richards
              Tufts University
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ARCHITECTURE                                                                                                                                              PLANNING
The Bartlett is considered to be one                                       LEVEL 2 COURSES                          ENVS2034                              The Bartlett School of Planning at UCL                                    LEVEL 1 COURSES                         STUDENT VIEW
                                                                           All courses are mandatory, forming       Architectural History
of the top architectural schools in the                                    a complete full-year programme.          and Theory                            is one of the world’s premier schools of                                  ENVS1014
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Madeleine Schlefer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Introducing Planning Systems
world, and in 2008 was voted the best                                      ENVS2001
                                                                                                                    Availability                   Year   planning, offering unique opportunities                                   Availability              Fall Term
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Haverford College,
                                                                                                                    Credit Value                 4 (US)
in the UK for the fifth year running.                                      Architecture Projects                                            7.5 (ECTS)    for affiliate students to attend courses in                               Credit Value                  4 (US)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             7.5 (ECTS)
                                                                           Availability                     Year
We offer a multi-disciplinary approach                                     Credit Value                  8 (US)
                                                                                                                    Explores themes within recent         urban studies; urban planning, design                                     Provides a deep understanding
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            I really enjoy living and studying
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            in London. I have learned a lot
                                                                                                                    architectural history and theory,
                                                                                                     15 (ECTS)
to the study of architecture; our highly                                                                            setting architecture in relation to   and management; urban regeneration,                                       of planning as a policy-making
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and decision-making process
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            outside of the classroom by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            going to museums and
                                                                           In this level 2 Architecture ‘studio’    internal and external influences
innovative teachers, researchers and                                       project you join one of nine units,      and conditions.                       European property development and                                         amidst a range of governmental          monuments on my own.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and private interests and high
                                                                           normally run by a practising
students have created a new wave of                                        architect, investigating a
                                                                                                                                                          spatial planning.                                                         expectations from a range
                                                                                                                    ENVS2023                                                                                                        of stakeholders.
different architectures.                                                   distinctive design philosophy
                                                                           and methodology.                         Computers for the                     Why study Planning at UCL?
                                                                                                                    Built Environment                                                                                                                                      ENVS1018
                                                                                                                                                          The school’s courses place considerable emphasis on project work,         ENVS1015
Why study Architecture at UCL?                                                                                      Availability                   Year                                                                                                                    Introducing Urban Design
                                                                           ENVS2002                                                                       drawing extensively from the wealth of urban issues in London and         Planning History and Thought
British architectural education began at UCL in 1841, and since                                                     Credit Value                 4 (US)   the challenges it confronts as a world city, and from the expertise of                                           Availability           Spring Term
                                                                           Architecture Projects                                                                                                                                    Availability          Spring Term
then the Bartlett School of Architecture has been at the forefront of                                                                       7.5 (ECTS)    its internationally renowned staff and extensive research portfolio.                                             Credit Value                 4 (US)
the international architectural debate. Situated in the heart of London,   Availability                     Year                                                                                                                    Credit Value                  4 (US)
                                                                                                                    An introduction to DTP and CAD                                                                                                                                                 7.5 (ECTS)
the school is able to draw on the capital’s countless experts and                                                                                         What you will gain from study at UCL                                                               7.5 (ECTS)
                                                                           Credit Value                  8 (US)
                                                                                                                    is followed by the choice of an                                                                                                                        This course aims to provide
facilities in the field.                                                                             15 (ECTS)                                                                                                                      Looks at the stages through
                                                                                                                    in-depth option (Project Planning,    Our courses are designed to equip you with relevant theories,                                                    students with skills in graphic
                                                                                                                    Animation, the Web,                   methodologies, skills and techniques taken from the social science        which the modern planning
What you will gain from study at UCL                                        In this level 2 Architecture ‘studio’                                                                                                                                                          communication, site analysis,
                                                                                                                    3D Visualisation).                    and design disciplines to develop a capacity for creating thinking.       system has evolved over two
                                                                           project you join one of nine units,                                                                                                                                                             site planning, design appreciation,
You will join a community which is inextricably involved in the                                                                                           The school’s strong research track record and links to professional       centuries (1800-2000) and how
                                                                           normally run by a practising                                                                                                                                                                    group working and creative
production of new buildings, designs, books and all manner of                                                                                             practice feed into our teaching.                                          it has achieved its present day
                                                                           architect, investigating a distinctive                                                                                                                                                          problem solving.
architectural outputs. This is a school where people constantly design,                                             ENVS2015                                                                                                        spirit and purpose.
                                                                           design philosophy and methodology.
invent, explore, write, draw, teach, speculate, theorise, film, map,                                                Design Technology 2                   Teaching and Assessment
critique, analyse and imagine.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             ENVS1019
                                                                                                                    Availability                   Year   Teaching is conducted through a variety of methods, including lectures,   ENVS1016
                                                                           ENVS2003                                                                                                                                                                                        Production of the Built
Teaching and Assessment                                                                                             Credit Value                 4 (US)   tutorials and project work. Assessment is mainly by essays, project and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Contemporary Cities
                                                                           Architecture Projects                                            7.5 (ECTS)    coursework and presentations. Some courses involve end-of-year                                                   Environment
Most of the design teaching is on a one-to-one tutorial basis with                                                                                        examinations, although alternative assessment is available for            Availability          Spring Term
                                                                           Availability                     Year                                                                                                                                                           Availability               Fall Term
frequent review sessions. History, theory and technology core courses                                               Provides students with the            those studying here in the Fall Term only.                                Credit Value                  4 (US)
                                                                           Credit Value                  4 (US)                                                                                                                                                            Credit Value                 4 (US)
support the design work and are assessed through a combination of                                                   knowledge of technical issues                                                                                                            7.5 (ECTS)
                                                                                                    7.5 (ECTS)                                                                                                                                                                                     7.5 (ECTS)
coursework, essays and examination.                                                                                 which must be addressed during
                                                                                                                    the design and construction of                                                                                  This introductory course presents
                                                                           In this level 2 Architecture ‘studio’                                                                                                                                                           The course addresses
                                                                                                                    buildings, with reference to                                                                                    an understanding of the political,
                                                                           project you join one of nine units,                                                                                                                                                             relationships in the production,
                                                                                                                    prevailing regulations.                                                                                         economic, environmental and
                                                                           normally run by a practising                                                                                                                                                                    management and regulation of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    social structure of cities.
Extended descriptions of the courses available can be found                architect, investigating a                                                     Extended descriptions of the courses available can be found                                                      the built environment, and
by visiting the web address at the top of this page                        distinctive design philosophy                                                  by visiting the web address at the top of this page                                                              develops skills in observation,
                                                                           and methodology.                                                                                                                                         ENVS1017                               research and written
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Urban Lab I: IT Skills                 presentation.
Contact Name                            Related courses can be                                                                                            Contact Name                            Related courses can be
                                        found in these departments:                                                                                                                               found in these departments:       Availability              Fall Term
Patrick Weber                                                                                                                                             Professor Mark Tewdwr-Jones
EMAIL patrick.weber@ucl.ac.uk              Planning, page 59                                                                                              EMAIL m.tewdwr-jones@ucl.ac.uk             Architecture, page 58          Credit Value                  4 (US)
TEL +44 (0)20 7679 7454                                                                                                                                   TEL +44 (0)20 7679 4873/4797                                                                       7.5 (ECTS)
                                           Project Management                                                                                                                                        Project Management
                                           for Construction, page 61                                                                                                                                 for Construction, page 61      Students will be introduced to
Availability                                                                                                                                              Availability                                                              some of the basic IT, drawing
Year                                                                                                                                                      Year                                                                      and presentational skills required
                                                                                                                                                          Fall term                                                                 of a student in town planning.
Tuition Fees                                                                                                                                              Spring term

                                                                                                                                                          Tuition Fees

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                                                                                                                                                      PROJECT MANAGEMENT
                                                                                                                                                      FOR CONSTRUCTION
LEVEL 2 COURSES                        ENVS2009                              LEVEL 3 COURSES                      ENVS3016                            With a focus on the project
                                       Economics of Cities and                                                    Urban Design: Space and Place
                                       their Regions
                                                                                                                  Availability         Spring Term
                                                                                                                                                      management of capital projects this
Urban Lab II: Evaluation                                                     Urban and Environmental
Techniques                             Availability           Spring Term    Politics                             Credit Value               4 (US)   study programme provides a wide
Availability              Fall Term    Credit Value                 4 (US)   Availability            Fall Term                          7.5 (ECTS)

Credit Value                 4 (US)
                                                               7.5 (ECTS)
                                                                             Credit Value               4 (US)    Encourages the development of
                                                                                                                                                      appreciation of the construction
                        7.5 (ECTS)     Addresses the principal schools                             7.5 (ECTS)     more sophisticated urban design     development process. This process is
                                       of thought in economics, how                                               approaches through analysis of
Aims to develop understanding of
GIS software, analytical skill
                                       economic ideas have been
                                                                             The course reviews various
                                                                             approaches to the city’s power
                                                                                                                  formal design precedents and        considered from the perspective of the
                                       applied in the analysis of cities,                                         testing design solutions against
using SPSS, and presentational
                                       and policy prescriptions likely to
                                                                             structure, and looks at how
                                                                                                                  a diversity of constraints.         client, designers and funders, as well
skills, with opportunity to apply                                            different development notions and
                                       correspond with various
these skills to a live planning
                                       analytical approaches.
                                                                             philosophies have evolved in                                             as that of the constructor.
problem.                                                                     urban development politics.          ENVS3010
                                                                                                                  Planning for a Changing             Why study Project Management for Construction at UCL?
                                       ENVS2010                                                                   Countryside
ENVS2006                                                                     ENVS3014                                                                 This programme has a strong vocational focus and industrial relevance.
                                       Planning Project: Plan-Making                                              Availability         Spring Term
Urban Design: Theory to                                                      Development Project:                                                     Collectively the teaching staff has extensive industrial experience and
Practice                               Availability           Spring Term    Regeneration                         Credit Value               4 (US)   teaching is supported by specialists from industry. London is an international
Availability              Fall Term    Credit Value                 4 (US)   Availability            Fall Term                          7.5 (ECTS)    centre for construction and therefore provides excellent opportunities for
                                                               7.5 (ECTS)                                                                             access to both building projects and construction organisations.
Credit Value                 4 (US)                                          Credit Value               4 (US)    An analysis of the implications
                        7.5 (ECTS)     Explores the ways in which                                  7.5 (ECTS)     for planning of changes in the
                                                                                                                                                      What you will gain from study at UCL
                                       planning objectives may be                                                 countryside and an examination
Aims to provide an overview                                                  The module comprises                                                     The programme allows students to gain a detailed understanding of
                                       realised in the form of plans                                              of current countryside practice.
of urban design theory,                                                      occasional lectures, weekly small-                                       the operation of the construction industry in the UK and of the roles
                                       carried out at different scales
encompassing its visual, social,                                             group seminars supporting group                                          and responsibilities of each project participant. Students will become
                                       and over time.
functional, perceptual and                                                   and individual analysis of           ENVS3029                            familiar with project management methodologies and techniques.
environmental dimensions, with                                               Bloomsbury and surrounding areas.    Transport Policy and Planning
opportunity to turn theory into        ENVS2036                                                                                                       Teaching and Assessment
                                                                                                                  Availability         Spring Term
practice in projects.                  Urban Form and Formation              ENVS3015                             Credit Value               4 (US)   The wide range of subjects studied involves a variety of teaching and
                                       Availability              Fall Term   Land and Property                                          7.5 (ECTS)    assessment methods; these include formal lectures, tutorials, field trips
ENVS2007                               Credit Value                 4 (US)   Development                                                              and group project work. Increasingly, students are required to give
                                                                                                                  The course aims to provide a        presentations of their work.
Green Futures                                                  7.5 (ECTS)    Availability            Fall Term    basic grounding in transport
Availability           Spring Term     Explores urban form as the            Credit Value               4 (US)    issues, with lectures supported
Credit Value                 4 (US)    product of a variety of formative                           7.5 (ECTS)     by project sessions that apply                                                                                       LEVEL 1 COURSES                       ENVS1021
                        7.5 (ECTS)     influences that include, but are                                           the understanding to a
                                                                             Examines the roles played by                                                                                                                              ENVS1006                              Materials: their Use and
                                       not limited to, conventional urban                                         particular location.                                                                                                                                       Structural Function
Aims to develop a critical                                                   social and economic institutions
                                       design and planning interventions.                                                                                                                                                              Economics
awareness of the main                                                        in the development of land,                                                                                                                                                                     Availability                    Year
                                                                                                                                                      Extended descriptions of the courses available can be found                      Availability                   Year
environmental issues of                                                      infrastructure and property in                                                                                                                                                                  Credit Value                 4 (US)
                                                                                                                                                      by visiting the web address at the top of this page                              Credit Value                4 (US)
relevance to planners, including       ENVS2039                              a variety of times and places.                                                                                                                                                                                          7.5 (ECTS)
appreciation of pollution and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 7.5 (ECTS)
                                       Management for Built
natural resource issues.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     This unit provides students with a
                                       Environment Professionals             ENVS3018                                                                 Contact Name                              Related courses can be                 An introduction to the principles,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             framework for identifying the factors
                                       Availability           Spring Term                                                                                                                       found in these departments:            scope and methodology of
                                                                             Urban Project Management                                                 Susan Anderson                                                                                                         which affect the selection, use
ENVS2008                                                                                                                                                                                                                               economics and how these
                                       Credit Value                 4 (US)   Availability         Spring Term                                         EMAIL susan.anderson@ucl.ac.uk               Architecture, page 58                                                     and performance of materials used
                                                               7.5 (ECTS)                                                                             TEL +44 (0)20 7679 7516                                                          principles are applied to the
Cities and Social Change                                                                                                                                                                           Planning, page 59                                                         in the construction of buildings.
                                                                             Credit Value               4 (US)                                                                                                                         construction industry.
Availability              Fall Term    A new module introducing key                                7.5 (ECTS)                                                                                      Civil, Environmental and
                                                                                                                                                      Availability                                 Geomatic Engineering,
Credit Value                 4 (US)    management skills for a career in
                                                                             This course acts as a ‘knowledge                                         Year                                         page 68
                        7.5 (ECTS)     the field of built environment.
                                                                             bridge’ between management
Looks at social change affecting                                             theory and practice, and the
                                                                                                                                                      Tuition Fees
Britain’s cities, theories developed                                         practice of urban planning and
to make sense of these changes,                                              related project implementation.                                          £16,080
and policies designed to address
the urban problems that arise.

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ENVS1022                             ENVS2012                             ENVS2038
The Construction Industry and        Project Management 1                 Building for a Sustainable
its Management                       Availability                 Year    Future
Availability                  Year   Credit Value                4 (US)   Availability                 Year
Credit Value                4 (US)                          7.5 (ECTS)    Credit Value               4 (US)
                       7.5 (ECTS)                                                               7.5 (ECTS)
                                     A brief introduction to project
This unit provides an introduction   management, with an                  This unit outlines the issues
to the UK construction industry;     understanding of the                 related to the need for the
it will describe its products,       management of the execution          construction industry to adopt
processes and evolution, and         stages of a construction project     a sustainable approach.
outline the management inputs        from outline design to
required at different levels.        commissioning.

ENVS1013                             ENVS2013
Introduction to the Built            Law 1
Environment                          Availability                 Year
Availability                  Year   Credit Value                4 (US)
Credit Value                4 (US)                          7.5 (ECTS)
                       7.5 (ECTS)
                                     Providing a broad understanding
A general background to building     of the law relating to contracts,
and constructional techniques        including case law, theory and
together with an overall             practice, of relevance to the
philosophy as to why buildings       professional Construction
are constructed the way they are.    Project Manager.

ENVS1020                             ENVS2014
Introduction to Law                  Quantity Surveying and
Availability                  Year   Contract Procurement
Credit Value                4 (US)   Availability                 Year
                       7.5 (ECTS)    Credit Value                4 (US)
                                                            7.5 (ECTS)
Provides an understanding of
the English legal system and the     The unit will provide a broad and
sources of law, examining the        critical perspective of building
processes by which disputes          procurement methods, tendering,
are settled.                         estimating, cost planning, cost
                                     control and life cycle costing.

                                     Technology Studies
                                     Availability                 Year
Building Services Engineering 1
                                     Credit Value                4 (US)
Availability                  Year                          7.5 (ECTS)
Credit Value                4 (US)
                                     This unit extends the students’
                       7.5 (ECTS)
                                     knowledge of construction
Considers the range of building      technology to larger more
services in domestic, commercial     complex buildings both in terms
and industrial buildings and         of their design and construction.
develops an understanding of
the mechanical services systems
currently in use.