Taught course

Planning Policy and Practice

London South Bank University · Urban, Environment and Leisure Studies

Entry requirements

Although applicants normally require a first degree (usually at least a 2:2) or HND in a relevant subject and a minimum of three years post-qualification experience in a relevant field to undertake postgraduate study, we recognise that many people have a wealth of valuable skills and knowledge developed at work or through training. If you have the potential to succeed in postgraduate or post-experience studies we will consider your application on its individual merits.

Months of entry


Course content

This MA is aimed at graduates from a variety of disciplines who are looking to pursue a worthwhile, challenging and rewarding course that leads into a career in spatial planning and related fields. The course provides graduates with the full Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) initial planning education. It combines core spatial planning units of study with specialist units in one of the following areas: Environmental Planning; Urban Design or Urban Regeneration.

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
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries Office
+44 (0)20 7815 7815