London South Bank University

London South Bank University

International Planning

This course will study different planning systems and develop planning skills within a comparative context. Students will visit a European country to investigate its planning practices and develop and in-depth study through the dissertation of an international planning issue or concern. This course is intended for students who have an international appreciation of planning systems and activities and for students who intend to work outside of the UK after graduating.

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.2/Bachelor degree equivalent to UK Second Class honours lower division in relevant subject.

Course modules

Modules include: Planning history and theory; sustainable places; development and regeneration; urban design - the heart of planning; comparative international planning; city marketing; housing in developing countries; international real estate and construction planning practice project; planning practice project; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Modules are assessed by a mixture of essays, reports, projects, group work and seen exams.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 13 months
MA Part-time - 30 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Southwark Campus Kensington and Chelsea SE1 0AA South East

Key information

Telephone number: 
020 7815 6100