Taught course

Urban Planning

Sheffield Hallam University · Built Environment

Entry requirements

Normally you must meet our general entry requirements and have a minimum of a 2:2 degree. For the part-time course, we may consider you without a degree if you have extensive relevant experience, and subject to the approval of the course leader and the Royal Town Planning Institute.

Months of entry


Course content

Develop an innovative approach to planning, grounded in theory and lively academic debate, focusing on the knowledge and skills required for planning careers.

  • Explore key planning issues at a global, national and local scale.
  • Adapt the course to meet your academic interests and career aspirations.
  • Gain core knowledge and skills for contemporary planning practice.
  • Learn with academic and professional practitioners.
  • Create a professional profile to kickstart your career

Understand how our cities and neighbourhoods are developed and gain the relevant skills to shape their future. Accredited by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), this course provides an adaptable approach to learning with a range of specialisms to explore. Choose from environmental planning, urban design & development, planning for housing, historic environment, transport & infrastructure or economic development.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    part time
    36 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12-16 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

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