|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
You’ll need a good honours degree or equivalent qualification
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
Our one-year masters will help you get started in the planning profession. The course examines the factors that shape cities and rural areas. We’ll show you how research is used in policy-making and evaluation.
You’ll develop research and design skills, and specialise in an aspect of planning. There are lectures, seminars, computer workshops and tutorials. You’ll take part in group work and exercises that simulate real-world challenges.
You’re assessed on coursework and a dissertation. And you have the option to spend the spring semester at one of our European partner universities.
Autumn semester core modules
Governance of Place
Theorising Planning and Development Perspectives on Spatial Planning and Development
Urban Development in the Global South
Spring semester core module
Integrated Project or International Planning Project
Natural Resources Planning
Sustainability: a critical perspective
Issues in Housing
Judgement and Planning
Local and Regional Economic Policy
Planning Law and Regional Governance
Managing Cities: the Seoul Case Study