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Urban Design and Planning MA

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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Urban Engineering Urban Studies

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Planning and investing in the spaces where we live and work has never been so important. An accredited MA from one of the UK’s top planning schools can help you make a positive impact.

Course description

Accredited by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI)

To deal with the complex challenges of urban development, planners have to know how to work with other professionals. This course equips you with the skills to produce sensitive plans and creative designs, taking into account the financial and practical issues associated with property development.

This course will develop your skills in urban design, planning and the development of cities.

You’ll study the UK urban experience and rapidly urbanising cities in Asia and Africa. The course draws on leading teaching and research at the University, combining the urban design expertise of the School of Architecture and the international planning expertise of the Department of Urban Studies and Planning. The course is accredited as a Specialist Planning Programme by the Royal Town Planning Institute.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

28-SEP-20

Modules

Principles of Urban Design - Core
Perspectives on Spatial Planning and Development - Core
Research Methods - Core
Urban Design in the Global South and International Development Field Class - Core
Integrated Project - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£9,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£20,050

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

For UK students, the usual entry requirement is a 2:1 degree or evidence of equivalent achievement (for example, a professional qualification combined with work experience). We will consider your application if you have a 2.2 degree but we would expect you to have evidence of work experience or other relevant activity.