University of Manchester

University of Manchester

Urban Regeneration and Development

The programme provides students with a framework for knowledge creation in the field of urban development and regeneration, and prepares them for professional practice or for further research activity at the forefront of contemporary thinking; it provides an understanding of the principal academic discourse relating to processes of urban development and change, and engages in professional and inter-professional debate on the nature, purpose and methods of implementing successful urban regeneration programmes and projects; the programme provides an understanding of the relationship between critical awareness of theory relating to the process or urban development, and its application to specific practice settings and questions; the programme helps students analyse, synthesise and evaluate both established and emerging policy and practice ideas, and appreciate alternative methodologies associated with delivering successful urban regeneration programmes and projects; students learn to identify and define urban problems at a variety of scales and the programme provides the knowledge base to enable students to devise appropriate solutions utilising a variety of professional skills and methodologies.

Entry requirements

Applicants should have a Bachelors degree with a minimum classification of Second Class Honours Upper Division (2:1) or its international equivalent.
Admission of candidates who do not meet this criterion may be approved if satisfactory evidence of postgraduate study, research or professional experience can be provided. Please contact the School's admissions office for further guidance. Applicants whose first language is not English must meet the following language requirements:
IELTS Test score of 6.5 or more overall, with a minimum score of 6.5 in writing and a minimum score of 6.0 in the other subsections, or
TOEFL internet-based test score of 90 or more overall, with a minimum writing score of 22 and no other subsection below 20, or
Pearson Test of English score of 59 or more overall, with a minimum score of 59 in writing and a minimum score of 51 in the other subsections, or
Cambridge CAE or Cambridge CPE grade C (Please note that the Cambridge First Certificate in English is not acceptable).

We will consider applicants who do not meet these scores but you may be required to attend a pre-sessional English language course at the University of Manchester, or to demonstrate an improvement in your language scores prior to the start of your course.

Course modules

Modules include: Urban regeneration; land and development; analysis and monitoring of spatial policy; housing policy; urban design; local economic development; community planning; making place/mediating space; client-based project: urban regeneration; dissertation.

Sponsorship information

A number of small school bursaries are available for UK/EU students; applicants wishing to be considered for a bursary should contact the admissions office once they have received an offer.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,500 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 7,700 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,850 per Year 1 (EU) 27 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,850 per Year 1 (England) 27 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 7,750 per Year 1 (International) 27 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,850 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 27 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,850 per Year 1 (Scotland) 27 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,850 per Year 1 (Wales) 27 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Manchester Manchester M13 9PL North West

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Environment, Education and Development
Telephone number: 
0161 275 3463