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Spatial Planning PGCert

Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Urban Studies Planning: General

Course type


Course Summary

This programme aims to help you acquire a broad foundation of knowledge in spatial planning, from which more detailed or specialist study can be developed, and to relate academic thinking and research at the forefront of spatial planning to your own experience, whether at work or otherwise. There is significant input from industry to our teaching programme, including teaching on some courses, guest lectures and seminars. There are also informal opportunities to meet people from industry at open events and recruitment presentations. If you satisfy the progression requirements, this qualification provides an entrance route to the MSc City Planning.

Different course options

Full time | University of Glasgow | 1 year | SEP-19

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



Spatial Planning Strategies - Core
Governance and Markets Policies and Processes - Core
Planning Systems and Process - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applications are considered on an individual basis, with particular consideration given to the applicant's practical experience.

University information

The University of Glasgow is one of four ancient universities in Scotland, founded back in 1451. The university is part of the prestigious Russell Group, and is one of only two universities in the UK to be awarded a 5 Stars Plus by the QS University Rankings 2017. Alumni include seven Nobel Prize winners, Scotland’s First Minister and a Prime Minister, while Albert Einstein gave a lecture on the theory of relativity there back in 1933. The...more

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