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Urban Design and International Planning

12 months
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22500 GBP/year
11500 GBP/year
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About

This Urban Design and International Planning course from The University of Manchester provides a specialist understanding of the relationship between urban design and planning by focusing on issues that are of international significance.

Overview

It will provide you with the core knowledge and competencies needed to become a chartered planner and specialise in urban design and international planning.

The Urban Design and International Planning course from The University of Manchester  is fully accredited by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) and is an Educational Member of the Urban Design Group as part of the Recognised Practitioner in Urban Design pathway.

Aims

  • Allow you to tailor the course to your professional interests by choosing from numerous optional course units.
  • Provide you with the practical skills to deliver a comprehensive urban design proposal.
  • Provide you with an international perspective on overseas fieldwork.

Career opportunities

This course has been specifically designed to equip you for professional practice in urban design and planning in a fast-moving international market.

Opportunities will arise in both the private and public sectors across global consultancies, development companies, government departments and agencies, and third sector organisations.

More generally, Planning and Environmental Management graduates are popular with employers, particularly in consultancy, where the ability to analyse and propose policies and implement strategies is vital. After London, Manchester hosts the largest number of planning and environmental consultancies in the UK.

Our graduates have gone on to successful careers in areas including environmental management and consultancy, urban planning and design, real estate development, urban and regional development policy, central and local government, international development, energy and water, non-governmental organisations, and research.

Top employers of our Planning and Environmental Management graduates include AECOM, Arup, Atkins, BP, EDF Energy, the Environment Agency, Jacobs, and Rolls-Royce.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Urban Design
  • MSc Urban Design and International Planning Dissertation
  • Urban Design Project
  • International Planning: Systems and Frameworks
  • Urban Design and International Planning Study Tour
  • Urban Design Applied Skills

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelors degree (minimum 2:1 or international equivalent)
  • We will consider applicants who do not meet these scores but you may be required to attend a pre-sessional English language course at the University of Manchester, or to demonstrate an improvement in your language scores prior to the start of your course.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11500 GBP per year during 12 months.

MSc (part-time)

  • UK students (per annum): £5,750
  • International, including EU, students (per annum): £11,250

Living costs for Manchester

645 - 1197 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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