UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Urban Regeneration

This course engages with a great challenge facing urban professionals, the decay of cities and their planned renaissance. It will equip you with the ability to critically analyse complex urban issues, the boldness to address those issues in a creative, strategic manner and the confidence to propose appropriate implementation plans.

Entry requirements

Preferably an upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or higher) from a UK university or an overseas qualification of equivalent standing is required. There is no particular subject requirement as the Master's provides an 'initial' planning and urban regeneration education for graduates with cognate or non-cognate degrees. Where candidates fail to meet the standard requirement (i.e. they hold a degree of a lower classification), the department will take into account professional experience when deciding whether to admit. Applicants who do not hold an upper 2nd Class degree may, in exceptional cases, be admitted to the programme if they are able to demonstrate considerable senior-level professional experience in planning or a related field.

Course modules

Core Modules: Urban problems and problematics; development projects; preparing regeneration projects; implementing regeneration projects; critical debates in urban regeneration; urban design (place making); support course (planning research). Options: Cities and the environment; housing; modules on the global south from the development planning unit (DPU); sustainable urban development; the representation of cities and other modules from the urban lab; transport policy and planning; urban design; urban economics and politics. Students taking RTPI accreditation must take the following: Planning practice; Plus either comparative planning systems and cultures or spatial planning (concepts and context).

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through individual and group project work, lectures, tutorials, seminars and workshops. You will participate for free in a field trip to mainland Europe and in several site visits in the UK. You will be assessed through essays, individual and group projects, presentations, reports, an unseen written examination and the dissertation.

Sponsorship information



Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 12,200 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 22,380 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgDip Variable - 2 years
MSc Variable - 2 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Full-time - 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

Key information

Bartlett Graduate Faculty Clerk
Telephone number: 
020 3108 9018