Plymouth University

Plymouth University

Planning

This course is aimed at those that wish to pursue a professional career in planning. The programme 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. Students will be prepared to develop or enhance a career as a chartered town planner in a rapidly changing world.

Entry requirements

Minimum of a 2nd Class Honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline (planning, geography, architecture, sociology or environmental science). Applicants with no formal qualifications, but with relevant work experience, may still be considered.

Course modules

Core Modules: development management and delivery; environmental knowledge, from field to stakeholder; issues and values in planning practice; spatial planning and sustainable development; urban design, theories, methodologies and practice. Optional modules: coastal urban regeneration; dissertation (full-time route); dissertation (part-time route); marine planning; minerals planning; rural planning. The modules shown for this course or programme are those being studied by current students, or expected new modules. Modules are subject to change depending on year of entry.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2017 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2017 GBP 6,200 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Plymouth Site Plymouth PL4 8AA South West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01752 585858