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I. SUBJECT DESCRIPTION
II. SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS
III. COURSE CURRICULUM
SUBJECT DATA
OBJECTIVES AND LEARNING OUTCOMES
TESTING AND ASSESSMENT OF LEARNING PERFORMANCE
THEMATIC UNITS AND FURTHER DETAILS
Subject name
LOCAL DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL POLICY
ID (subject code)
BMEGT43M704
Type of subject
class
Course types and lessons
Type
Lessons
Lecture
1
Practice
0
Laboratory
0
Type of assessment
course work
Number of credits
3
Subject Coordinator
Name
Szántóné Dr. Orbán Annamária
Position
associate professor
Contact details
orban.annamaria@gtk.bme.hu
Educational organisational unit for the subject
Department of Sociology and Communication
Subject website
Language of the subject
magyar - HU
Curricular role of the subject, recommended number of terms

Programme: Regional and Environmental Economic Studies part-time programme, autumn start

Subject Role: Compulsory

Recommended semester: 4

Programme: Regional and Environmental Economic Studies part-time programme, spring start

Subject Role: Compulsory

Recommended semester: 3

Direct prerequisites
Strong
None
Weak
None
Parallel
None
Exclusion
None
Validity of the Subject Description
Approved by the Faculty Board of Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences, Decree No: 580251/13/2023 registration number. Valid from: 29.03.2023.

Objectives

The aim of the course is to discuss the actual issues of local and urban development, especially the impact of the different social processes and institutional frameworks on the local development decisions. The decision makers face a variety of influences arising from the interrelations among the different levels of governance and the economic, political, environmental, demographic and other conflicts and potentials. Such issues will be analysed and response will be outlined for responding the challenges of regional and local development and planning. International, inter-regional and inter-urban comparisons will be presented to highlight the variety of territorial differences of characteristics, issues and challenges as well as development initiatives in the various contexts. Emphasis will be made on the interrelations of planning, decision making and implementation, and the requirements of integrated approach and the cooperation of stakeholders will be highlighted. Besides discussing the theoretical issues practical examples of planning and development processes will also be presented.

Academic results

Knowledge
  1. Social and economic interrelations of urban development;
  2. basic risk management methods;
  3. modern corporate governance systems;
  4. methods of public participation.
Skills
  1. plan and organize independent learning,
  2. comprehend and use the professional literature of the topic,
  3. identifying urban development problems and find the way of their solution,
  4. to carry out participative planning.
Attitude
  1. open to the knowledge of innovative urban development,
  2. collaborate with their instructors and fellow students during the learning process,
  3. gain knowledge and information for the best practical solutions,
  4. recognize the opportunities offered by integrated, participative planning.
Independence and responsibility
  1. are open to accept reliable critical remarks,
  2. can consider the risks of development decisions,
  3. understand the weight and significance of responsibility and assess the consequences of decisions.

Teaching methodology

Lectures, oral and written in-class and home assignments, tasks performed independently and in group.

Materials supporting learning

  • Az előadások és kötelező irodalom, feladatok leírása a kurzus Moodle oldalán félév során folyamatosan fog feltöltésre kerülni (edu.gtk.bme.hu).
  • Lecture and compulsory reading materials will be uploaded continously during the semester into the course Moodle website (edu.gtk.bme.hu).
  • Szakirodalmi lista az aktuális félévi tematikában.
  • The course literature available in the actual syllabus. 

General Rules

Assessment of the learning outcomes described under 2.2. is based on the completion of all the required course work

Performance assessment methods

Home assignments and course participation, activity are accounted.

Percentage of performance assessments, conducted during the study period, within the rating

  • Theory: 60
  • Practice: 40
  • Total:

Percentage of exam elements within the rating

  • :

Issuing grades

%
Excellent 100-100
Very good 80–90
Good 70-79
Satisfactory 60-69
Pass 40-59
Fail < 40

Retake and late completion

Retakes and make-ups are regulated by the University’s Code on Education and Examination.

Coursework required for the completion of the subject

Nature of work Number of sessions per term
Activ partcipation in classes 30
homeworks, other assignments 20
prep. for midterm and final exam 40
total 90

Approval and validity of subject requirements

Topics covered during the term

A városfejlesztés összefüggésrendszere, aktuális problémái; Demográfia, migráció, mobilitás, többgenerációs város; Gazdaságtudatos városfejlesztés – projektfinanszírozás, önkormányzati költségvetés; Örökséggazdálkodás, belváros fejlesztés, üzletutca fejlesztés; Városi klíma, energiatudatos városfejlesztés; Kulturális gazdaság; Elővárosodás, városi pozicióváltás; Társadalompolitikai folyamatok és intézményrendszer; Közrészvétel lehetőségei és korlátai, társadalmi folyamatok és interakciók a városi térben

Lecture topics

Additional lecturers

Name Position Contact details
Ongjerth Richárd ongjerth@t-online.hu

Approval and validity of subject requirements