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M.Sc. On Campus

City Planning and Real Estate Development

University of Glasgow

12 months
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18370 GBP/year
8850 GBP/year
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About

This unique City Planning and Real Estate Development degree programme from University of Glasgow brings together the disciplines of city planning and real estate development in a concentrated year of study. 

Overview

The Master's in City Planning and Real Estate Development from University of Glasgow will prepare you for working either as a planner or real estate surveyor while also ensuring you develop an in-depth appreciation of how different stakeholders in the planning and real estate sectors make decisions about future places.

Why study the programme?

The philosophy of the City Planning and Real Estate Development programme is to break down the professional barriers between two built environment disciplines that make better place-based decisions when they work together. The skills and knowledge this course delivers is crucial in our rapidly changing world, particularly in the context of rapid urbanisation and climate change.

  • If you want to establish a career as a chartered town planner and/or chartered real estate surveyor, this programme is for you.
  • This programme is uniquely designed to help you navigate between two professions and influence urban change in new and dynamic ways.
  • This programme is professionally accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).
  • It is delivered via a dynamic combination of lectures, workshops, seminars alongside numerous field visits that use the city as an urban laboratory. 
  • You will benefit from world class and research-driven academic instruction alongside opportunities to learn about practice from industry professionals working in both the public and private sector.
  • It will provide you with a theoretical and practical appreciation of city planning and real estate development. It will help you develop your skills as a critical thinker and innovative practitioner.
  • An optional field trip to London will provide you with an insight into the complexities of city planning in a World City. Past trips have included visits to The Shard, King’s Cross, Battersea Power Station and a number of grassroot projects that focus on community development.

Career

As a graduate you will be in possession of an MSc degree recognised by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI). You can develop your career as a chartered town planner, chartered surveyor, or both.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary planning systems
  • Designing places
  • Development appraisal for real estate surveyors
  • Development process
  • Governance and markets
  • Professional practices, ethics and management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2.1 Honours degree or non-UK equivalent in a relevant social science or humanities subject (e.g. geography, history, economics, architecture, environmental design). If you are unsure whether your degree is suitable, you can email the programme convener to discuss.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18370 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18370 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8850 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8850 GBP per year during 12 months.

Home and EU: Part-time fee: £983 per 20 credits

Living costs for Glasgow

620 - 1012 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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