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Urban and Regional Planning Course Outline

Last updated on July 9, 2020 by The Counselor

55 Courses Under Urban and Regional Planning Degree

On this article, I am going to list out all Urban and Regional Planning course outline in Nigeria Universities which you will study before you can to become a graduate of Urban and Regional Planning. Normally, a course outline should contain; course name, course description, course hours etc… but I am going to skip that information and go straight to Urban and Regional Planning subjects for university students.

I will only list out the subjects; that is, course names which will exclude GST Courses and those courses with part II and III to avoid too much information. There is no guarantee that the listed Urban and Regional Planning subjects (courses) will be fully covered in your school because universities in Nigeria does not use a uniform curriculum. Nevertheless, you will study 97% of Urban and Regional Planning courses listed here.

The following Urban and Regional Planning courses in Nigeria listed here do not follow the traditional course structure and they have been arranged in alphabetical order. Notwithstanding, the list here covers 100 level courses, 200 level courses 300 courses and 400 level courses.


The following are the list of Core Urban and Regional Planning Courses

  • Basic Elements of Planning
  • Building Construction and Material
  • Data base Design and Creation in GIS
  • Design Economics and cost planning
  • Development Planning
  • Disaster Planning
  • Elementary Cartography
  • Elements of Land Law
  • Geographic Information System
  • Geomorphology
  • Highway Engineering
  • History and philosophy of science
  • History of Urban and Regional planning
  • Housing
  • Human Settlement and Development
  • Industrial Development Planning
  • Introduction to Architectural Design
  • Introduction to Measurements & Descriptions
  • Introduction to Photogrametry
  • Introduction to Photogrammetry
  • Introduction to photography
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Land Economics
  • Land Surveying
  • Land Use and Resources Management
  • Landscape Design
  • Law of Contract and Tort
  • Management and Planning
  • Metropolitan Planning
  • Natural Resources and Environmental Planning
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Planning laws and Procedures
  • Planning standards
  • Planning Studio
  • Planning Theory
  • Pollution Control and Management
  • Population & Urbanization Studies
  • Principles of Remote Sensing
  • Principles of Valuation
  • Project Planning and Evaluation
  • Public Utilities and Services
  • Quantitative Technique in Planning
  • Regional Development Planning
  • Research Technique in Planning
  • Site Selection and Planning
  • Statistical Methods/Sources
  • Techniques of Drawing & Design
  • Theory and Techniques of Administrative Management
  • Tourism and Recreational Planning
  • Traffic and Transportation Planning
  • Urban Design
  • Urban Development Planning
  • Urban Renewal Techniques
  • Urban Sociology
  • Utility Planning


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