Climate change and rapid urbanisation ensures a high demand for professional planners. Students who join our programme will be equipped with the knowledge and skills they need to enter the planning profession and become sustainable place makers of the future.
This City Planning programme at the University of Glasgow delivers a highly regarded professional education in City Planning. It has been developed in close consultation with the relevant professional and policy communities and is intended to provide an intensive fast-track entry to a professional career in planning. You will have the opportunity to study with a pathway specialism in either housing, international planning, regeneration, transport, urban design or urban conservation.
This programme is intended to prepare you for a career as a chartered planner providing an accredited education that is endorsed by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).
- Students benefit from world class and research-driven academic instruction alongside opportunities to learn about practice from industry professions working in both the public and private sector.
- Specialist pathways will allow you to explore a particular area of city planning in more detail. Choose from housing, international planning, regeneration, transport, urban design and urban conservation.
- The programme is delivered via a dynamic combination of lectures, workshops, seminars alongside numerous field visits that use the city as an urban laboratory.
- The programme provides you with both a theoretical and practical appreciation of city planning and develops your skills as a critical thinker and innovative practitioner.
As a graduate you will be in possession of an MSc degree recognised by the Royal Town Planning Institute and can develop your career as a chartered town planner. Opportunities exist in planning and development agencies and consultancies, property developers, house builders, local authorities, regeneration and development agencies and the civil service.
- Contemporary planning systems
- Designing places
- Development economics
- Development process
- Governance and markets
- Professional practices, ethics and management
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- Apply before , EEA/EU
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DisciplinesArchitecture Environmental Management Urban Planning View 136 other Masters in Urban Planning in United Kingdom
2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in a relevant social science or humanities subject (e.g. geography, history, economics, architecture, environmental design).
International21650 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 21650 GBP per year during 12 months.
National10000 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 10000 GBP per year during 12 months.
- UK Part-time fee: £1,112 per 20 credits
Living costs for Glasgow
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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