36 months
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20928 GBP/year
4612 GBP/year
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About

The Regional and Urban Planning Studies programme at the London School of Economics and Political Science offers the chance to undertake a substantial piece of work that is worthy of publication and which makes an original contribution to the social scientific study of urban planning. You will begin on the MPhil, and will need to meet certain requirements to be upgraded to PhD status.

Overview

About the programme

The Regional and Urban Planning Studies programme at the London School of Economics and Political Science is part of a vibrant, innovative and interdisciplinary graduate training programme that addresses the opportunities, problems, politics and economics of urban and regional planning in cities around the world. Our emphasis is on “understanding the causes of things”, to quote the School’s motto. We do this by employing analytical skills and theoretical insights gained from the social sciences and the fields of planning, architecture, economics and the environment.

Our programme aims to produce top-quality social scientists who are able to engage with the conceptual foundations of urban planning and employ robust and appropriate methods in their research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Planning Practice and Research or Staff/Research Students Seminar
  • Applied Quantitative Methods
  • Techniques of Spatial Economic Analysis
  • Fundamentals of Social Science Research Design
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Doing Ethnography

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The minimum entry requirement for this programme is a taught master’s degree (or equivalent), with a minimum of 65 per cent average and at least 70 in the dissertation, in a related.
  • The 1+3 route is suitable for those individuals who do not hold a relevant an ESRC recognised postgraduate research training degree and is aimed at students graduating with an undergraduate degree in planning, urban geography or closely related subject.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20928 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20928 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    4612 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4612 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 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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