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URP 520 – Housing Finance and Policy

– Discussion and clarification of ideas relating to various aspects of housing (policies, programmes, design standards, production, finance and management) – Assessment of housing need and effective demand – Housing finance and economy of housing, non-profit/social housing, low cost housing, self-help techniques – Affordability levels and accessibility to essential infrastructure…

URP 518 – Advanced Landscape Design

– Lectures and a major studio project – Practical work includes detailed studies of landscape construction materials (both hard and software) – Design exercise on major landscape projects such as housing, erosion, flooding, transportation, landscape conservation techniques – Landscape management techniques

URP 517 – Tourism Planning and Development

– Nature of Tourism and Development – Essentials of Tourism Planning – Tourism Resources of Nigeria – Considerations for design, construction and development of tourist resorts – Tourism organization, Travel Agents and Developers – Impacts of Tourism on Local and National Economic Development – Principles of Tourism Management – City…

URP 516 – Recreation Planning

– Definition of recreation – Assessment of supply and demand for recreational resources – Recreation planning standards – Management of recreational resources – Policy formulation on recreational projects – Recreation planning and tourism development

URP 515 – Urban Transport Management Techniques

– Planning urban transport network and traffic routing – Forms of traffic management techniques – Relationship between transportation services and efficiency of traffic movement – Enforcement of traffic laws and regulations and traffic accidents and control – Transportation policy formulation and implementation strategies – Decision-making process in transportation projects implementation…

URP 514 – Environmental Hazard and Risk Management

– Understanding disaster and risks – Types of disaster (natural and manmade) and associated risks – Disaster preparedness and prevention – Managing different disasters: flood, fire, tsunamis, volcanoes, drought, etc. – Planning resettlement schemes for victims of disaster and risks. – Post-conflict planning and development – Disaster management agencies in…

URP 513 – Advanced Regional Planning

– The concepts of regions, regional planning and regional development. – The characteristics of functional and administrative regions within the regional planning context and goals and objectives. – Regional analysis, inter-regional and intra-regional differences and an analysis of the regional institutional system and framework to determine approaches relevant to regional…

URP 512 – Planning Administration

– Organization , procedure and practice in an urban and regional planning office – Decision-making process: operational methods and efficiency – Public relations and citizen participation in the planning process – Phasing and implementation of developmental projects – Legal and administrative tools for effecting development – Management of technical, local,…

URP 511 – Professional Practice, Ethics and Procedures

– The roles of the planner in public and private sectors – Planning responsibility and the decision-making process – The organization of the planning office – The selection of an interdisciplinary team and management and leadership techniques – Planning office procedures, contract terms, conditions and agreements – Preparation and submission…