12 months
16385 GBP/year
9910 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Explore key planning issues at a global, national and local scale with this Urban Planning degree at Sheffield Hallam University. 


The Urban Planning course at Sheffield Hallam University explores the relationship between theoretical and practical knowledge through our dynamic approach to teaching. You’ll develop your skills as an independent, critical and reflective learner through a range of professional learning experiences. 

Future careers

Planners are employed across a range of private consultancies and public sector roles. They contribute to wider policy development, campaign bodies and pressure groups. 

A planning qualification can open opportunities in

  • strategic planning and policy development
  • regeneration
  • development implementation and management
  • environmental protection
  • infrastructure planning
  • transport and accessibility planning
  • housing planning, development and delivery

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Applied Research Methods
  • Comparative International Planning
  • Environment & Infrastructure
  • Housing Planning And Development
  • Major Research Project
  • Planning And Growth

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally you must meet our general entry requirements and have a minimum of a 2:2 degree. For the part-time course, we may consider you without a degree if you have extensive relevant experience, and subject to the approval of the course leader and the Royal Town Planning Institute.
  • International qualifications that are equivalent to UK qualifications are acceptable. You may also be able to claim credit points which can reduce the amount of time it takes to complete your qualification at Sheffield Hallam.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16385 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16385 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9910 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9910 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Sheffield

555 - 977 GBP /month
Living costs

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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