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Intermediate Level
Approx. 40 hours to complete
English

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École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

5 hours to complete

Introduction to African Cities and Urban Planning (Part I)

5 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 68 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Urbanization in Africa (Part 1)13m
Urbanization in Africa (Part 2)6m
African Cities (Part 1)8m
African Cities (Part 2)10m
What is Urban Planning (Part 1)11m
What is Urban Planning (Part 2)12m
5 readings
On the programme this week1m
State of African Cities (Urban Transition)1h
Bibliography10m
Compulsory reading45m
Compulsory reading30m
1 practice exercise
Video Quiz #130m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Introduction to African Cities and Urban Planning (Part 2)

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 54 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Issues and Challenges (Part 2)13m
Which Model For Which City? (Part 1)11m
Which Model for Which City? (Part 2)13m
The Forms of Urbanization4m
3 readings
Weekly programme10m
Compulsory reading30m
Compulsory reading10m
1 practice exercise
Video Quiz #230m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Urban Themes

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 48 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Sustainable Urban Development10m
Climate Change12m
Urban Environment4m
Transportation and Mobility10m
4 readings
Weekly programme10m
Compulsory reading on global cities25m
Compulsory reading on climate change20m
Compulsory reading on mobility45m
1 practice exercise
Video Quiz #330m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Urban Functions

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 61 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Land Issues8m
Public Spaces12m
Habitat18m
3 readings
Weekly programme10m
Compulsory reading1h
Compulsory reading30m
1 practice exercise
Video Quiz #430m

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