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MATown and Regional Planning

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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.

Programme structure

Course content

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

Optional modules

These include:
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


Computer workshops



Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States