Applied Geography and Urban Sociology

Landscape Management
6 ECTS; 2º Ano, 2º Semestre, 30,0 PL + 30,0 TP


Have an idea of existing types of spaces in the urban centres, according to the PDM and be familiar with statistical analysis.

On completion of the module the students should be able to understand the urban phenomenon and related concepts through an integrated spatial-behavioural approach based on the study of the city and its inhabitants.

1. Notions and concepts 2. The city 3. The Urban Space 4. Urbanities.

Evaluation Methodology
Compulsory practical component includes preparation and presentation of a final assignment.
Theoretical component includes written test.
Overall mark: weighted average of both components.

- Beaujeu-Garnier, J. (1997). Geografia Urbana. Porto: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian
- Grafmeyer, Y. (1994). Sociologia Urbana. Mem-Martins: Pub. Europa-América
- Salgueiro, T. (1992). A Cidade em Portugal ? Uma Geografia Urbana. Porto: Ed. Afrontamento

Method of interaction
Theoretical and practical classes focused on case study analyis. Class- and fieldwork.

Software used in class