The department’s cognitive objectives are:
• analytical thinking
• problem definition (with a critical point of view)
• creative thinking and problem solving
• awareness of the main planning issues e.g. environment, politics, design and theory
• optimum use of resources
• awareness of legal issues in planning

The department’s sensational objectives are:
• to like planning
• to show initiative
• to be respectful to ethical values
• to have a broader viewpoint
• to be unbiased
• to be independent
• to be self-reliant
• to be critical of itself
• life-long learning

The department’s other objectives are:
• to have the ability of

• synthesizing thoughts
• teaching and demonstrating his/her skills or knowledge in planning
• team-work
• using technology
• combining the theory and the practice