Research course

Civic Design

University of Liverpool · Department of Civic Design

Entry requirements

The normal entry requirement for all our postgraduate programmes is a good first degree (2:1) or above, in a related area from an approved university or equivalent. Applications from those with non traditional qualifications and relevant work experience are also welcomed and will be considered on their individual merits.

Months of entry


Course content

As the world’s first planning school, established 1909, Civic Design offers you quality professional education within a setting renowned for its innovative, influential research and scholarship.

Civic Design is one of the four subject disciplines within the School of Environmental Sciences and specialises in the planning of cities and regions. Our work falls into the following research groups:-

  • Analysis
  • Design
  • Policy formulation
  • Management and governance

Subject Outline

We place a high value on our thriving Postgraduate Research (PGR) and have over 90 active PGR students with ~25 PGR students contributing to the work of our four groups.

You’d be joining a team that has close links with schools across Europe, the Americas and Pacific Asia. We’ve a high profile too, as editors of the international Town Planning Review publication.

Qualification and course duration


full time
36 months
part time
60 months


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

PG Recruitment
+44 (0)151 794 5927