University of Sheffield
Urban Design and Planning
To deal with the complex challenges of urban development, planners have to know how to work with other professionals. This course equips you with the skills to produce sensitive plans and creative designs, taking into account the financial and practical issues associated with property development. This course will develop your skills in urban design, planning and the development of cities. You'll study the UK urban experience and also rapidly urbanising cities in Asia and Africa. The course draws on leading teaching and research at the University, combining the urban design expertise of the School of Architecture and the international planning expertise of the Department of Urban Studies and Planning. The course is accredited as a Specialist Planning Programme by the Royal Town Planning Institute.
Autumn semester core modules: principles of urban design; perspectives on spatial planning and development; research methods. Optional modules may include (choose 2): spatial planning systems; urban development in the global south; conservation and regeneration; policy and law. Spring semester core module: either urban development in the global south or integrated project. Optional modules may include: advanced software skills in urban design; natural resources; sustainability: a critical perspective; transport planning; managing cities: the Seoul case study; cities of diversity; cities of the south.
Assessment is based on coursework and a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 Years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 Years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 Years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 8,000 per Year 1 (England)||1 Years|
|MA||Full-time||September 2018||GBP 17,300 per Year 1 (International)||1 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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