Taught course

International Planning

London South Bank University · Urban, Environment and Leisure Studies

Entry requirements

Minimum 2:2/Bachelor degree equivalent to UK Second Class Honours Lower Division in relevant subject.

Months of entry


Course content

This MA in International Planning is intended for students who have an international appreciation of planning systems and activities and for students who intend to work outside of the UK after graduating.

Urban planning and the management of development is a global concern. On this course you'll develop professionally recognised skills to enable employment in the global planning field. You'll have the opportunity to understand the nature of urban and spatial planning in an international context.

You'll study different planning systems and develop your planning skills within a comparative context. You'll develop and in-depth study through the dissertation of an international planning issue or concern and visit a European country to investigate its planning practices - currently students visit the Ruhr in Germany or Turin in Italy. In the past visits have included Barcelona, Bucharest and Venice.

Information for international students

You must have an English language qualification before starting a programme of study at London South Bank University. Acceptable qualifications include IELTS Level 6.5 or TOEFL 580. See www.lsbu.ac.uk/international/englishRequirement for more details.

Fees and funding

Please use our online tuition fees checker at www.lsbu.ac.uk/fees

Qualification and course duration


part time
30 months
full time
13.5 months

Course contact details

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