Why choose this course?
This exciting course is specifically aimed at people wishing to gain expertise in contemporary sustainability issues. It provides graduates with excellent career opportunities in a complete range of planning specialisms.
Through our problem-based approach, you’ll benefit from a stimulating learning environment which challenges you through real planning issues and case studies. You’ll learn the role planning plays in addressing, and solve key sustainability concerns, including climate change, urban sprawl, social cohesion, and demands for personal mobility. You’ll also get to use the latest techniques including GIS; urban design tools and community engagement techniques such as charrettes.
Throughout the Sustainable Planning and Transport programme from University of Hertfordshire , you’ll be supported by research-active staff, and insights from a broad range of practitioner lecturers, who will encourage you to explore the latest research, applications of knowledge and case studies in the industry.
You’ll have the opportunity to go on field trips on a local and international scale. The University of Hertfordshire is uniquely located near the world’s first Garden City - nearby Letchworth Garden City - and the first New Towns. Travelling by Eurostar, International field trips include the opportunity to explore European best practice in sustainable planning in France and Germany (all currently delivered online due to the COVID-19 pandemic).
When you graduate from this course you will have excellent career opportunities in planning, environmental management, urban design and urbanism, community development and regeneration, transport management, climate change mitigation and adaptation and other planning related careers - all with a special focus on maximizing your sustainability expertise. Prospective employers include: local government; private sector planning consultancies; specialist consultancies in environmental management, urban design, transport planning; public involvement bodies; national government agencies; third sector employers including charities with an urban and rural focus; and professional bodies.
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- Place-making and Spatial Mediation
- Planning law, policy & practice
- Urban Design and Conservation
- Development Viability
- Sustainable Planning Dissertation
- Research Methods
- Sustainable Energy
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesSustainable Development Transport Management Sustainable Energy View 61 other Masters in Transport Management in United Kingdom
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- An honours degree with a minimum classification of second class (2.2) or higher in any subject.
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International15300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 15300 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
National8500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8500 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
- International Students: £1275 per 15 credits
Living costs for Hatfield
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.