Taught course

Planning and Urban Leadership (Distance Learning)

Institution
UWE Bristol · Department of Geography and Environmental Management
Qualifications
MSc

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Entry requirements

See our listing for this course on the UWE Bristol website for more information.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Whether you are looking to make a start in the planning and property field or you already work in the profession, this course will provide the core planning education and specialism expertise you need to make your mark in these growing industries. The MSc Planning and Urban Leadership is designed for those who wish to lead change in the built and natural environment.

Because the course is delivered entirely through distance learning, you'll be able to fit your studies around other commitments. There's no obligation to live locally as your learning and assessment will take place online. Learning materials and opportunities for peer interaction are provided weekly, but you have flexibility as to when you interact.

You'll be taught by widely-published academics, who'll bring the benefit of their own industry experience as well as feeding the latest research directly into your learning.

This course will support the development of skills and knowledge concerning planning and property practice, including plan and policy creation, planning implementation, decision making, development finance, design, governance, and community engagement.

You will also focus on planning for major projects and managing strategic change, creating a distinctive and valuable specialism for you to take forward into practice.

Real-world practice scenarios will give you hands-on experience of the kind of situations you'll face in practice through applied studies and assessments. The course also embeds professional skills including report writing, argumentation, effective communication, negotiation, and technical skills.

Your new skills and knowledge will make you a perfect match for careers in the planning and property professions, whether in the public, private or third sector. You may also find opportunities in related areas such as housing, development, conservation, environmental management and governance.

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Information for international students

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Fees and funding

UK students
TBC
International students
TBC

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    24 months
    • Online learningis available for this qualification

The MSc Planning and Urban Leadership is delivered through distance learning, allowing you to choose when and where you learn.

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
Admissions@uwe.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)117 32 83333