Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast

Planning and Regeneration

The programme offers students the opportunity to study the various spatial planning dimensions of regeneration at local, regional and national scales. Most modules contain a significant practice-orientated component that focuses on developing the skills and knowledge necessary for working effectively in the 'real world'.

Entry requirements

Normally a 2.2 Honours degree or above or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University. Students who have successfully completed the BSc in Environmental Planning can apply to this programme. It is also open to other graduates, particularly those from the built environment professions and those involved in community development, regeneration, and certain fields in public service provision, local government and the voluntary sector.
International students must be able to demonstrate their proficiency in English in order to benefit fully from their course of study or research. Non-EEA nationals must also satisfy UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) immigration requirements for English language for visa purposes. Evidence of an IELTS* score of 6.5, with not less than 5.5 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required. *Taken within the last 2 years.

Course modules

Modules include: design and regeneration; local and regional development; spatial literacy in regeneration; approaches to property development; planning in contested space; professional practice project in spatial regeneration; dissertation or work-based study.

Assessment methods

Formal examination, individual and group project submissions and individual assessment of specialist subject dissertation or work-based study.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 1 years

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Key information

School of Planning, Architecture and Civil Engineering
Telephone number: 
028 9097 4385