Planning, M.Sc. | University of Plymouth | Plymouth, United Kingdom
12 months
Duration
16800 GBP/year
9950 GBP/year
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About

Do you want to pursue a professional career in planning? Our fully accredited MSc Planning at University of Plymouth has been designed to offer a comprehensive understanding of the factors influencing the formulation and delivery of spatial planning policy across the built and natural environments.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

You will be prepared to develop or enhance a career as a chartered town planner in a rapidly changing world. Choose to take this MSc Planning  programme at University of Plymouth  either full-time over one year or part-time over two years.

Key features

  • Develop broad-based, multidisciplinary and cross-professional approaches to place making and the planning and management of the built and physical environment for sustainable development.
  • Deepen your understanding through specialist options.
  • Explore planning issues of particular relevance to south-west England, set within the context of national and international experience.
  • Expand your skills through applied and experiential learning, including fieldwork, practicals, case studies, role play, debates and engagement with professional practitioners.
  • Benefit from a supportive learning environment with an emphasis on small-group teaching and high levels of staff-student interaction.
  • Fully accredited by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).
  • Develop the key skills and professionalism to prepare you for an effective contribution to the workplace, including lifelong learning and preparation for the RTPI’s Assessment of Professional Competence (APC).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Issues and Values in Planning Practice 
  • Spatial Planning and Sustainable Development 
  • Environmental knowledge from field to stakeholder 
  • Development Management and Delivery 
  • Urban Design: theories, methodologies and practice 
  • Coastal Urban Regeneration
  • Rural Planning

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications can usually be made throughout the year, and are considered until programmes are full. 

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
59
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
59
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Other requirements

General requirements

UK / EU

  • You require the minimum of a second class honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline (planning, geography, architecture, sociology or environmental science).
  • If you have no formal qualifications, but do have relevant work experience, you may still be considered and are encouraged to enquire about your suitability.

INTERNATIONAL

  • If you are an overseas applicant, you can check the comparability of your qualifications with the UK equivalent through NARIC, who provide an advisory service.

We welcome applicants with international qualifications.

If your first language is not English, then evidence of English proficiency is required.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    16800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16800 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    9950 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9950 GBP for the full programme during 12 months.

Part time (Home) £550 per 10 credits

Living costs for Plymouth

731 - 1387 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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