Taught course

European Spatial Planning and Environmental Policy

Cardiff University · School of Earth and Ocean Sciences

Entry requirements

A first or second class Bachelors degree in disciplines such as planning, human or economic geography, environmental planning, or other relevant social science. Relevant job and life experience, or extra-curricular activities (e.g. board memberships; voluntary work) can also be considered in the selection process.

Months of entry


Course content

PLANET Europe is a two-year (120 ECs) integrated European Masters programme on European spatial planning, environmental policies and regional development.

Special Features
  • International study and learning from different countries is built into the structure of the course
  • Significant scope to specialise on particular environmental or economic aspects of policy or spatial planning
  • This MSc is recognised by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) as a 'specialist' masters, allowing those who have completed a three year RTPI recognised undergraduate spatial planning degree to complete the RTPI's educational requirements for membership

For more information, please visit http://courses.cardiff.ac.uk/postgraduate/course/detail/p112.html

Information for international students

Students whose first language is not English will be required to pass the IELTS exam, obtaining a minimum of 6.5 as an overall score.

Fees and funding

With the support of the Erasmus Mundus programme of the European Union, PLANET Europe is able to offer scholarships to talented students from within and outside the EU from September 2012 onwards. These scholarships cover travel, participation and subsistence costs for excellent applicants.

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

Dr Richard Cowell
+44 (0)29 2087 6684