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Town and Regional Planning MA

Key information

Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Town Planning Regional Planning

Course type


Course Summary


This taught programme is designed for Graduates who want to practise overseas and don’t need an RTPI accredited qualification.

You’ll not only gain a good understanding of town and regional planning but will also be able to tailor your studies to reflect your needs and interests, in consultation with the Programme Director.

Three pathways are available for the MATRP: Pathway A (Spatial Planning), Pathway B (Urban Design) and Pathway C (Spatial Modelling).

You’ll choose from a range of postgraduate planning modules and will prepare a dissertation (60 credits).

Why Planning?
World's first planning school

As the world's first planning school we have two main roles:

as a centre of excellence for innovative and influential research and scholarship; and
as a leading provider of high quality professional education.

Career prospects

There are significant career opportunities in the field of planning, urban regeneration and environmental management working for local authorities, the private and voluntary sectors.

Within the planning sphere graduates can become involved in a variety of different positions concerned with helping to improve the quality of our towns and cities.

Different course options

Full time | University of Liverpool | 1 year | 28-SEP-20

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date



ENVS609: Geographic Information Science (15 Credits)
ENVS441: Data Collection, Strategies and Techniques (15 Credits)
ENVS453: Spatial Analysis (15 Credits)
ENVS463: Advanced Urban Design 2 (15 Credits)
ENVS420: Advanced Urban Design 1 (15 Credits)
ENVS427: Making Plans (15 Credits)
ENVS432: Theory, Power and Ethics (15 Credits)
ENVS491: Dissertation (60 Credits)
ENVS469: Trends, Outcomes and Impacts (15 Credits)

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

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.