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Spatial Planning and Development MSc

Spatial Planning and Development MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Town Planning

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

The MSc Spatial Planning and Development is the ideal starting point for taking on the professional challenges of making liveable, prosperous places. You will develop core planning knowledge and skills, professional judgement and the specialist skills necessary to make you employable with a range of organisations.

The course is underpinned by a recognition that planning is undertaken in diverse, and sometimes unjust, societies, and that objectives and approaches to planning can be subjects of debate and struggle. The course will provide you with the sensitivity and ability to form independent judgements on these ethical, political and professional matters.

While its focus is on planning in developed capitalist societies, especially the UK/Europe, its understanding of planning is comparative, and the skills taught are applicable in many planning contexts.

The skills and knowledge acquired through this course are of direct relevance to planning roles in public, private and voluntary sectors. You will have the opportunity to work on projects for 'real life' clients. This course is a combined planning course and is itself fully recognised by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI). The course provides the full RTPI educational requirement, so that successful completion of the MSc with the necessary RTPI practice requirements allows direct membership entry to the Institute. It is also accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), allowing completion of the educational requirement for RICS membership.

Different course options

Full time | Cardiff University | 1 year | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

28-SEP-20

Modules

Planning: Nature, Purpose and Instruments (20 Credits) - Core
Dissertation (60 Credits) - Core
Site Planning, Design and Development (20 Credits) - Core
Planning and Real Estate (20 Credits) - Core
Live Project (20 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,350

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£18,650

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally hold a first or second class Honours degree in an appropriate subject. This MSc is suitable for graduates in most subjects and is a particularly popular choice for graduates in economics, geography, architecture, sociology, engineering, politics and history. Applications from mature students with a relevant professional background are also welcome. The course is specifically aimed at those wishing to gain a professional qualification in planning.