Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Town Planning

This course is a conversion degree so applicants do not need to have studied planning before. It is for anyone with an interest in planning - thinking about how people, places and the environment interact. The course attracts students from a range of backgrounds and nationalities. This course gives students the academic and professional core knowledge, understanding and skills to enable them to practise professionally as a town and country planner. This equips students to embark on your professional planning career. They will be able to apply their planning knowledge and deal with the rapidly changing context of real world planning and the problem solving this requires.

Entry requirements

A 2:2 Honours degree. International students need a qualification equal to a 2:1 Honours degree. This degree can be in any subject, but preference is given to graduates of a related discipline such as: planning; geography; urban studies; sociology; history; politics; economics; architecture; law; modern languages. Applicants who demonstrate significant knowledge and professional experience in UK town planning are welcome. Applicants are considered if they have lower or non-standard qualifications and demonstrate aptitude for further study. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in writing) or equivalent.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape
Telephone number: 
0191 208 6004