Taught course

Town Planning

London South Bank University · Urban, Environment and Leisure Studies

Entry requirements

This course is the final year of the RTPI accredited undergraduate entry course, and therefore is only available to students who have already studied an accredited planning degree. Students from other universities may have to study a special programme of units and transfers between universities will need to be agreed. Applicants with other degrees are not eligible to study this course and will be directed to the MA Planning Policy and Practice.

Months of entry


Course content

Course units:
Core: The London Unit; Planning Theory and Practice; Research Methods; Policy Evaluation; Practice Centred Project; Dissertation (for MA only).
Specialist, 2 units from 1 of the following specialist areas: Environmental Planning; Urban Design; Urban Regeneration; Field Study Visit in specialist area.

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
The course includes a compulsory one week residential European field study visit for which all students are expected to pay the full cost.

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries Office
+44 (0)20 7815 7815