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Months of entry
- This programme is intended to prepare students for a career as a chartered town planner, and as a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).
- There is significant input from industry to our teaching programme. There are also informal opportunities to meet people from industry at open events and recruitment presentations. We will also support you to arrange professional work placements.
- The programme is professionally accredited by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).
You will take a series of core courses, choose optional courses and undertake a dissertation or a major project in planning.
The core semester 1 courses focus on planning and urban theories, principles and practices which are necessary for you to build the knowledge base required of planners. Towards the end of semester 1 you will start to develop core spatial planning skills and continue to so in semester 2 with real-life projects, designed to build your spatial planning competencies and become a reflective practitioner.
- Contemporary planning systems
- Designing places
- Development economics
- Development process
- Global cities
- Governance and markets
- Professional practices, ethics and management
- Spatial planning strategies.
- Urban design policy & practice AND a specialist urban design course.
- Sustainable housing development.
Information for international students
IELTS: overall score 6.5 no sub-test less than 6.0 ibTOEFL: 92; no sub-test less than 20 CAE: B minimum CPE: C minimum PTE: 60; no sub-test less than 59
Fees and funding
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Amini Kamete