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Welcome to Urban & Regional Planning

WELCOME TO URBAN AND REGIONAL DEPARTMENT.


The changing phases of development and the demand on space require an articulate physical planning ideals, hitherto used to be the monopoly of developed countries are now being disseminated by Nigerian Higher Institutions but with its attendant problems and prospects. Despite an avalanche of training grounds for Town Planners, the country still experiences shortage of planning professionals and technicians. The Town and Regional Planning as a course was introduced into the Yaba College of Technology in the 1972/73 academic session. It started as a two-year full time programme leading to the award of the Ordinary Diploma.



The programme which at inception was a section of the Department of Civil Engineering and Environmental Studies became in 1980 a full fledged department in the School of Environmental Studies. The department in addition to the National Diploma programme commenced in 1978 the Higher National Diploma programme, and  in 1989,  aimed at training professional Town Planner, the Post-Diploma Professional programme in Town Planning was introduced at the Department. Enrolment of students has increased from about 20 in 1972, to 150 in 1995, and 380 in 2009. There has also been a corresponding increase in the number of lecturers over the years. The total number of staff in the department stands at 22.



In the administration of the school, 2 members of the department had served as Director’s having won popular elections and furthermore, another senior member of staff of the department has served as Dean, student affairs and subsequently, the Rector of the College between 1992 and 1999. Currently, the Deputy Rector (Academic) of the College is a member of staff of the Department.



The National Technical Board for Education (NBTE) Syllabus has just been reviewed to accommodate the recent state of the art and science, and new developments in the ever dynamic planning world. Indeed, the ND and HND programmes have NBTE accreditation till 2014. To season our students, ND final year students are made to write a terminal term paper, while the Post- Diploma and HND final year students are required to solve a practical problem and prepare a dissertation under the supervision of a staff member.



The students at all levels receive class instructions in a 2 – semester year session which is complemented by a well supervised industrial attachment usually during the first year break at the ND level. During this period, they gain practical experience from various Town Planning Departments, both in the public and private sectors. A proportionate number of staff members liaise with the host consultancy firm or ministry, and the students are required to write a report on the practical experience acquired during the period of industrial attachment.  It is worthy to note that students who have graduated from the department are successful professionals holding important post in both the private and public sectors within and outside the shores of the country.

 

GOAL AND OBJECTIVES

Graduate of National Diploma,  Higher National Diploma and Professional Diploma programme in Urban and Regional Planning should be able to perform with expected degree of efficiency appropriate to the level of their training. Hence our goal is to produce skilled personnel at both the intermediate and high levels of manpower for  public and private Town and Regional Planning organisation and for the several other organisations which activities/services have planning implications.


In attaining this goal, the performance objectives include:-

 

  1. Understand and analyse a planning problem in any given situation and write out alternate solutions;
  2. Understand the administrative institutions, legislative framework, environmental conditions and political atmosphere within which planning operates in Nigeria;
  3. Carry out surveys and field work leading to Town and Regional Planning Design;
  4. Carry out simple design and drawings of estates, small and medium sized towns in collaboration with other Town Planners and relevant disciplines;
  5. Make simple planning models;
  6. Collect and analyse data on Town and Regional Planning issues;
  7. Teach Town and Regional at appropriate levels in institutions offering Town Planning programmes;
  8. Formulate policies in the area of Town and Regional Planning;
  9. Give sound professional advice and reliable consultancy services in the area of Town and Regional Planning;
  10. Be useful to and employable by Town and Regional Planning organisations in both public and private sectors;
  11. Demonstrate adequate skill in basic techniques of land use planning (surveys, site planning division, computer application).

 

CORE VALUES OF THE   DEPARTMENT

  1. Quality in our services – teaching, research, consultancy etc;
  2. Customer satisfaction;
  3. Commitment and innovativeness;
  4. Effectiveness and efficiency in resources utilization;
  5. Transparency and accountability;
  6. Partnership;
  7. Continuous learning;
  8. Integrity;
  9. Team work

 

VISION OF THE DEPARTMENT

Become a department of excellence for training an effective, efficient, transparent and accountable professional urban planner who will contribute to the sustainable urban development in an urbanizing and globalizing world.

 

DEPARTMENT/UNIT ADMINISTRATION IN GENERAL

The programme is accommodated in Urban and Regional Planning Department. Urban and Regional Planning was established with ND programme in 1972.

 

Personnel Administration





The Head of Department oversees the general affairs of the department and co-ordinate the input of the academic staff administrative and support staff. He monitors the students through programme coordinators, class managers and the individual class governors.

 

The class managers are academic staff appointed to monitor each class. They are responsible for collating the class examination results. They also offer advice to such classes on any problems and relates back to the Head of Department.

 

The Lecturers are academic staff allotted appropriate work load based on their designation. The Class Governors represent the students and through them the students relate to their class Managers and class Managers in turn relates through programme Co-ordinators to the Head of Department.

 

1.   The staff members are involved in decision making and general administration of the department through discussions and contributions in monthly departmental meeting, emergency meetings and committee arrangements.

2.   The policy and practice on staff development accords with that of the College.  Staff members are encouraged to embark on short courses through departmental votes and long term courses leading to Higher Degrees. And many had benefited from this arrangement.

3.   Staff members who are due are promoted to time, subject to meeting the laid down criteria of the College and the NBTE.

 

OTHER RELEVANT DETAILS

  1. The Department has been organizing an annual conference for the past four years consecutively. The 5th edition held between 21-24th of September, 2010.
  2. Publication of Proceedings of Annual Conference for three consecutive years;
  3. Publication of three editions of Departmental Journal – Journal for Sustainable Development;
  4. Publication of number of text-books by staff of the department including:-
  5. Basic Principles of Research. Edited by Olaseni, A.M.; Solola, O.O., Laoye, L.L. and Alade, A.A.
  6. Ecological Considerations in Planning and Managing the Environment by Dele Siyanbade;
  7. Rural Development Planning in Nigeria by Olaseni, A.M.
  8. Issues in Urban Planning and Management by Aledare, Kayode.
  9. Population and Urbanisation in Nigeria by Fagbohun, P.O.
  10. Disaster Management in Nigeria: Preparedness and Prevention by Dele Siyanbade.
  11. Millennium Development Goals and Poverty Reduction: Issues and Constraints.  Edited by Omolabi, A.O., Aledare K.D. and oke, J.O.

 

 



HOD INFORMATION
hod

Tpl. Durojaiye, O. (Chief Lecturer)

Msc Transport, PGD URP, MNITP. RTP.

HOD ,Urban & Regional Planning


HOD Urban & Regional Planning

Apply to Urban & Regional Planning

ACADEMIC STAFF LIST FOR URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING DEPARTMENT

 

 

 

S/N

 

FULL NAMES

DESIGNATION

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

RESEARCH AREA

1

Dr. Olaseni A.M

Chief Lecturer

Dip. URP

M.Sc. Transpt. Studies

Ph.D, MNITP, RTP

Transportation

2

Laoye, L.L.

Chief Lecturer

B.Sc., M.Sc., MNITP, RTP

Qualitative Techniques

3

Balogun, O.R.

Chief Lecturer

M.Sc., MNITP, RTP

Transportation

4

Durojaiye O

Chief Lecturer

Dip. URP, PGD URP, M.Sc.

Landscape Planning

5

Abiodun Ashely Dejo

Chief Instructor

ND Town Planning

HND Town Planning

PGD Transportation

M.Sc, MCIT

Transportation

6

Olayiwola, Kola Oladele

Senior Lecturer

FPGD URP;

M.Sc. Tran.  Studies

 

Urban & Regional Planning (Housing & Public Transportation)

7

Fashina Oladipupo

Lecturer II

ND Town Planning

HND Town Planning; PGD URP;

M.Sc.  Housing

Transport and Logistic Planning

Rural Development Planning

8

Solola, O.O (Mrs.)

Chief Lecturer

B.Sc, M.Sc., MNITP,,RTP

Theory of Planning and Urban

9

Siyanbade, A.O.

Chief Lecturer

OND, BAUP,MUO,

Disaster Management and Environment Management

10

Omolabi, Abimbola. O

Chief  Lecturer

B.Sc., M.Phil,  MNITP, RTP

Tourism and Urban Economics and land use planning

11

Oke Julius Oladapo

Principal Lecturer

 

B.sc (Hons) Geography;

M.sc URP

 

Environmental Management and Urban Planning

12

Aledare, K.D.

Principal Lecturer

B.Sc., M.Sc., MNITP, RTP

Qualitative Analysis

13

Fagbohun, P.O.

Principal Lecturer

B.Sc URP, M.Sc. Geog. & Planning,  MNITP, RTP

Urbanization and Population Studies

14

Yusuf, D.O.

Senior Lecturer

HND, PGD, MUP,  MNITP, RTP

Research Techniques and Transport Analysis

15

Olatunde-Aremu, F.T

Principal Lecturer

B.Sc. Geog. MURP,  MNITP, RTP

Urban and Regional Planning

16

Ojo-Fajuru, Joseph Olufemi

Lecturer II

ND Town Planning; HND Town Planning; PGD URP; MEM; (M.Tech.)

Urban and Rural Landscape Planning, Environmental Planning

 

17

Adedokun Agbeaga T.

Lecturer I

HND, URP; PGD URP

M.Sc.  Housing

Housing Development and Management, Population

18

Olunloyo, Olubukola Aina

Lecturer II

B.Tech. (Hons) URP; M.Sc URP,  MNITP, RTP

Gender and Space

Principles and Techniques of Planning

 

 19

Agamah Franca Unekwu Samuel

unekwuagamah@yahoo.com

Lecturer II

B.Tech URP; (MGIS); M.Sc. URP

 

Geographical Information Systems Applications

 

20

Okesoto, John Oyebamiji

Senior Lecturer

ND URP; HND, URP; PGD URP; M.Sc.  Housing Dev. & Mgt.

Housing Development.

Quantitative Analysis

 

21

Iyanda Oladimeji

Senior Technologist

ND URP; HND URP; FPGD; M.Sc. Housing,

MNITP, RTP, MNES, MNIF

Housing Development and Management;

22

Oni, Adebukola Funke

Lecturer II

B.Sc. Geography;

M.Sc. Geog. (Reg. Plang.),  MNITP, RTP

Regional Planning

 

 

HOD INFORMATION
hod

Tpl. Durojaiye, O. (Chief Lecturer)

Msc Transport, PGD URP, MNITP. RTP.

HOD ,Urban & Regional Planning


HOD Urban & Regional Planning

Apply to Urban & Regional Planning

PROGRAMMES AND ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS IN URBAN & REGIONAL PLANNING.

 

Senior Secondary Certificate Examination  or its equivalent with five credits passes which must include English, Mathematics, Geography and two other subjects one of which must be a science subject from Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Agric. And any other one from Economics, Commerce, Fine Arts, Technical Drawing, History/Government, Statistics, Further Mathematics.

 

COURSE STRUCTURE


The course consists of 2 Years of classroom instructions and a minimum of 3 months of supervised industrial experience for the award of the ND. The course duration for the Professional Diploma programme is also 2 years.

Students are expected to have at least a lower credit pass at the ND level and to have worked for one year before the HND course, and at least 2 years post qualification experience in a relevant  urban  planning organization  for the Professional  Diploma programme.



Students are expected to undertake studio work each academic year. The details of each are spelt out in the detailed syllabus for ND, HND and the PD

Programme.

 

 

URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING PROGRAMME


FIRST SEMESTER

 
ND 1 FIRST YEAR


NATIONAL DIPLOMA (ND)


Course Code

Course

L

T

P

CU

CH

Pre-requisite

GNS  101

Use of English

2

-

-

2

2

SSCE

GNS  120

Contemporary Social Problems and Outline History of Nigeria

2

-

-

2

2

SSCE

MTH 111

Mathematics (Algebra & Elein Tha)

1

1

-

2

2

SSCE

MEC 101

Technical Drawing

1

-

3

2

4

SSCE

URP 113

Introduction to Nigeria Law

1

-

3

2

4

SSCE

SUG 101

Basic Land Surveying I

2

-

3

3

5

SSCE

URP 115

History of Town Planning

2

-

-

2

2

SSCE

URP 117

Urban Planning Principles and Tech.

1

-

3

2

4

SSCE

URP 119

Geography and Planning

1

-

3

2

4

SSCE

PHE

Physical & Health Education

1

-

3

1

4

SSCE

 

 

14

1

18

20

33

 

            
URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING PROGRAMME
ND 1 SECOND SEMESTER
NATIONAL DIPLOMA (ND)


Course Code

Course

L

T

P

CU

CH

Pre-requisite

GNS  102

Communication in English I

2

-

-

2

2

GNS

GNS 121

Introduction to Sociology

2

-

-

2

2

-

SUG 102

Basic Land Surveying II

2

-

3

2

5

SUG 101

STA 111

Introduction to Statistics

1

1

-

2

2

MTH 111

URP 122

Environmental Science and Ecology  

2

-

-

2

2

-

URP 124

Urban Planning Law & Admin. I

2

-

-

2

2

-

URP 126

Graphics Planning

1

-

3

2

4

MEC 101

URP 128

Urban Planning Principles and Tech. II

1

-

3

2

4

URP 117

URP 130

Studio I – Neigborhood Design

1

-

6

3

7

 

EED

Entreprenuership

2

-

2

2

4

 

 

 

16

1

17

21

34

 

 

URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING PROGRAMME
NATIONAL DIPLOMA (ND) II
FIRST SEMESTER


Course code

Course

L

T

P

CU

CH

Pre-requisite

GNS 201

Use of English  II

2

-

-

2

2

GNS 102

GNS 125

Economics

2

-

-

2

2

-

URP 211

Building Design and Construction I

1

-

6

3

7

-

URP 213

Urban and Rural Sociology

2

-

-

2

2

-

URP 215

Housing I

1

-

3

2

4

-

URP 217

Transportation Planning I

1

-

3

2

4

-

URP 219

Sustainable Human Settlement I

2

-

-

2

2

-

URP 221

Computer Appreciation

1

-

3

2

4

-

URP  223

Studio II Residential Layout Design

1

-

6

3

7

URP 130

URP 225

Research Methodology

2

-

-

2

2

 

EED 216

Entreprenuership

2

-

-

2

2

 

 

 

17

-

21

24

38

 

            

URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING PROGRAMME
NATIONAL DIPLOMA (ND) II
SECOND SEMESTER


Course code

Course

L

T

P

CU

CH

Pre-requisite

GNS 202

Communication in English II

2

-

-

2

2

GNS 201

URP 220

Urban Economics

2

-

-

2

2

 

URP 222

Building Design and Construction II

1

-

6

3

7

URP 211

URP 224

Infrastructure Planning

1

-

3

2

4

-

URP 226

Population Studies

1

-

-

2

1

-

URP 228

Urban Planning Law & Admin II

2

-

-

2

2

-

URP 230

Land Use Planning

2

-

3

3

5

URP 124

URP 232

Studio III – Development Planning

1

-

6

3

7

 

URP  234

Terminal Project

1

1

-

2

2

 

URP 236

Siwes

-

-

-

4

-

 

 

 

13

1

18

25

32

 

 

URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING PROGRAMME
HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) I
FIRST SEMESTER


Course code

Course

L

T

P

CU

CH

Pre-requisite

URP 311

Technical Report Writing

1

-

-

1

1

 

URP 313

Land Economics

1

-

3

2

4

 

URP 315

Quantitative Analysis

1

1

-

2

2

 

URP 317

Housing II

1

-

3

2

4

 

URP 319

Infrastructure Planning II

1

-

3

2

4

 

URP 321

Rural Development Planning

1

-

3

2

4

 

URP 323

Research Techniques in Planning

1

-

3

2

4

 

URP 325

Principles of Management

2

-

-

2

2

 

URP  327

Studio I Village Design

1

-

6

3

7

 

 

 

10

1

21

18

32

 

 

URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING PROGRAMME
HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) I
SECOND SEMESTER


Course code

Course

L

T

P

CU

CH

Pre-requisite

GNS 321

International Relations

2

-

-

2

2

-

COM 311

Introduction to Computer Programming  

2

-

3

3

5

-

URP 320

Photography and Model Making

2

-

3

3

5

-

URP 322

Landscape Planning

1

-

3

2

4

-

URP 324

Regional Planning I

1

-

3

2

4

-

URP 326

Transportation Planning II

1

-

3

2

4

-

URP 328

Tourism & Recreational Planning

1

-

3

2

4

-

URP 330

Studio II Urban Design

1

-

6

3

7

URP 130

EED 316

Entrepreneurship Development

2

-

2

2

4

 

 

 

13

-

26

21

39

 

 

URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING PROGRAMME
HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) II
FIRST SEMESTER


Course code

Course

L

T

P

CU

CH

Pre-requisite

URP 411

Computer Application in Planning

1

-

3

2

4

COM  311

URP 413

Urbanization

2

-

-

2

2

-

URP 415

Natural Resource and Environmental Planning

1

-

6

2

7

-

EST 111

Introduction to Estate Management

2

-

-

2

2

-

URP 417

Regional Planning II

1

-

3

2

4

URP 324

URP 419

Seminar in Planning

-

-

3

1

3

-

URP 421

Land Use Planning II

1

-

3

2

4

-

URP 423

Sustainable Human Settlement II

1

-

6

3

7

-

URP  425

Studio III – Development Planning

1

-

6

3

7

URP 330

EED  413

Entreprenuership Development

2

-

2

2

4

 

 

 

12

-

32

21

44

 

URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING PROGRAMME
HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA (HND) II
SECOND SEMESTER


Course code

Course

L

T

P

CU

CH

Pre-requisite

GNS 323

Introduction to Psychology

2

-

-

2

2

 

URP 420

Principles of Management

2

-

-

2

2

-

URP 422

Project Planning and Evaluation

1

-

3

2

4

-

URP 424

Urban Planning Law & Admin III

1

1

-

2

2

-

URP 426

Professional Practice

2

-

-

2

2

-

GIT 304

Principles of Geoinformatics (GIS)

1

-

3

2

4

-

URP 430

Studio IV – Urban Renewal Design

1

-

6

3

7

URP 425

URP 432

Planning Dissertation

2

-

6

4

8

-

 

 

12

1

18

19

31

 

 

PD I FIRST SEMESTER


S/N

Course code

Course title

L

P

T

CU

CH

Pre-requisite

Classification

1

URP 511

Planning Law & Admin

3

-

-

3

3

 

C

2

URP  513

Introduction to Valuation I

3

-

-

3

3

 

F

3

URP 515

History of Urban Planning

3

-

-

2

2

 

E

4

URP 519

Planning Theory

3

-

-

3

3

 

C

5

URP 521

Research Methods

3

-

-

3

3

 

F

6

URP 523

Planning Design I (Urban Design)

2

6

-

4

8

 

C

7

URP 527

Site Development and Landscape Planning

2

2

-

3

4

 

E

8

URP 529

Planning Principles & Techniques & Computer Program

2

2

1

3

4

 

C

 

 

TOTAL COURSE UNIT

21

10

1

24

30

 

 

 

PD I SECOND SEMESTER


S/N

Course code

Course title

L

P

T

CU

CH

Pre-requisite

Classification

1

URP 512

Advanced Quantitative Tech.

2

-

2

3

4

 

F

2

URP  514

Introduction to Valuation II

3

-

-

3

3

 

F

3

URP 516

Housing

3

-

-

3

3

 

C

4

URP 518

Population & Urbanisation Studies

2

-

-

2

2

 

E

5

URP 520

Project Planning & Evaluation

3

-

-

3

3

 

C

6

URP 524

Planning Design II (Urban Design)

2

6

-

4

8

 

C

7

URP 528

Urban & Regional Economies & Analysis

3

-

-

3

3

 

C

8

URP 522

GIS

1

2

1

2

3

 

 

9

EED 316

Entreprenuership Development

2

2

-

2

4

 

 

 

 

TOTAL COURSE UNIT

21

10

3

25

33

 

 

 

PD II FIRST SEMESTER


S/N

Course code

Course title

L

P

T

CU

CH

Pre-requisite

Classification

1

URP 613

Environmental Engineering

2

-

-

2

2

 

C

2

URP  617

Rural Settlement & Resettlement Planning

3

-

-

3

3

 

C

3

URP 619

Seminar (Dissertation)

-

-

3

3

3

 

C

4

URP 621

Planning Design III (Metropolitan Problems)

2

6

-

4

8

 

C

5

URP 613

Transportation Planning  

2

2

-

3

4

 

C

6

URP 625

Application of Computer to Town & Regional Planning

1

3

-

2

4

 

C

7

URP 612

Dissertation

-

-

4

4

4

 

C

8

URP 627

Disaster Management

2

2

-

3

3

 

C

9

EED 413

Entreprenuership Development

2

2

-

2

4

 

 

 

 

TOTAL COURSE UNIT

14

15

7

26

35

 

 

 

PD II SECOND SEMESTER


S/N

Course code

Course title

L

P

T

CU

CH

Pre-requisite

Classification

1

URP 612

Planning Dissertation 

-

-

4

4

4

 

C

2

URP 614

Environmental & Resource Management

3

-

-

3

3

 

C

3

URP 620

Planning Practice & Professional Ethics

3

-

-

3

3

 

C

4

URP 622

Planning Design (Structure Planning)

2

6

-

4

8

 

C

5

URP 626

Application of Computer to Town & Regional Planning II

1

3

-

2

4

 

C

6

URP 616

Coastal Zone Planning & Management

2

2

-

3

2

 

C

7

URP 628

Tourism & Recreational Planning

2

-

-

2

2

 

 

8

URP 630

Envoronmental Impact Analysis

2

1

-

2

2

 

 

 

 

TOTAL COURSE UNIT

15

12

4

23

28

 

 

 

 

HOD INFORMATION
hod

Tpl. Durojaiye, O. (Chief Lecturer)

Msc Transport, PGD URP, MNITP. RTP.

HOD ,Urban & Regional Planning


HOD Urban & Regional Planning

Apply to Urban & Regional Planning

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