The aims of this section are that students will:
an appreciation of the differences that can exist within and between
that settlements can grow and develop or decline through time.
that decisions have to be made in order to ensure the sustainable development
the end of this section the students will be able to:
that people live in different sized settlements.
that settlements can be categorised according to size
that settlements can be categorised according to the services they offer
the functions of a range of settlements in Northern Ireland
that there are different land use zones within settlements
that settlements may grow in size through time
that land use in settlements may change through time
some of the transport issues facing settlements in the 20th C.
some of the issues facing planners both in rural and urban areas
that areas within a settlement change significantly through time
that different people have different points of view with regard to a
that the sustainable development of an area within a city is about meeting
the needs of all people who live and work in the area.