Research course

Planning

Institution
UCL Institute of Education · Bartlett School of Planning
Qualifications
PhDMPhil

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor’s degree from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of equivalent standard. A Master’s degree or equivalent is highly desirable.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The course covers the following areas:

  • Economic development: diverse aspects of the economy in complex city-regions;
  • processes of industry clustering and innovation;
  • local and regional economic development; impacts of multinational companies;
  • foreign direct investment and trade openness; political economy of urban regeneration Housing, society and culture: housing design, development and planning;
  • representation of space; questions of identity and the engagement of different groups in space;
  • housing supply; affordability; mix and social cohesion Property and regeneration: inter-relationship of property markets and planning;

Department specialisms

Economic development: diverse aspects of the economy in complex city-regions; processes of industry clustering and innovation; local and regional economic development; impacts of multinational companies; foreign direct investment and trade openness; political economy of urban regeneration Housing, society and culture: housing design, development and planning; representation of space; questions of identity and the engagement of different groups in space; housing supply; affordability; mix and social cohesion Property and regeneration: inter-relationship of property markets and planning; effectiveness and sustainability of urban regeneration in the UK, Europe and internationally Spatial planning: planning systems, policies and processes in the UK, Europe and beyond Sustainable development: lifestyle, consumption and production; investment and property development; eco-design and planning for climate change Transport and infrastructure: sustainable modes of travel; inequalities in urban and rural mobility; delivering major infrastructure projects Urban design: public space design and management; the design dimension of planning; questions of form, type and quality; the value of design.

Information for international students

Please see: www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/international-students

Fees and funding

UK students
£4,635 (FT) £2,315 (PT)
International students
£16,690 (FT) £8,500 (PT)

Funding opportunities available for students is provided by the UCL Graduate School.
See: www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-students/scholarships

Qualification and course duration

PhD

full time
36 months
part time
60 months

MPhil

full time
36 months
part time
60 months

Course contact details

Name
Bartlett Graduate Faculty Clerk
Email
bartlett.pgclerk@ucl.ac.uk