Taught course

Town Planning

Anglia Ruskin University · Faculty of Science and Engineering

Entry requirements

A second class honours degree or above in a subject that is cognate within the built environment fields. Examples include Town Planning, Environmental Studies, Architecture, Landscape Design, Urban Studies, Geography and Building Surveying. Part-time students will benefit from being in relevant employment. Full-time students will benefit from recent experience in a relevant field of study or work. Those with the required degree classification in a non-cognate subject may be requested to follow some guided reading prior to commencing the course.

For more details please visit the university website.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Our Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) accredited course will provide you with comprehensive training and practical experience for a rewarding career in urban and suburban planning.

Core modules

  • Planning - Principles and Concepts
  • Plan Making and Policy
  • Planning Implementation
  • Planning and Society
  • Site Studies and Urban Design
  • Sustainability and Environmental Management
  • Research Design and Methods
  • Masters Project
  • Housing and Planning

Please note that modules are subject to change and availability.

For more details please visit the university website.

Information for international students

We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications.

Fees and funding

For more details about fees, fundings and scholarships please visit the

university website


Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12-15 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    28-33 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
  • Further details of qualification

    The course is professionally accredited by the Royal Town Planning Institute and is designed for those who wish to follow a career in spatial planning or an associated discipline.

Course contact details

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01245 686868