UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Planning Studies

The programme is designed for graduates of any discipline who wish to make a career in planning (for example in central and local government, private consultancy, voluntary bodies) or in related fields (such as housing, urban regeneration, transport planning, urban design), in teaching or research.

Entry requirements

A minimum of an upper 2nd Class Bachelor's degree from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of equivalent standard; a Master's degree or equivalent is highly desirable.

Assessment methods

The final product of the programme of study is a thesis of 100,000 words, and successful completion of the programme is determined by an oral examination of the thesis.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2016 - 3 years
PhD Part-time September 2016 - 5 years
MPhil Full-time September 2016 - 3 years
MPhil Part-time September 2016 - 5 years

Campus details

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

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Study Information Centre
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020 7679 3000