University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Town and Regional Planning

Our one-year masters will help you get started in the planning profession. The course examines the factors that shape cities and rural areas. We'll show you how research is used in policy-making and evaluation. You'll develop research and design skills, and specialise in an aspect of planning.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree or equivalent qualification in an appropriate subject from an approved institution. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: governance of place; theorising planning and development; perspectives on spatial planning and development; urban development in the global south; integrated project or international planning project. Option modules may include: natural resources planning; sustainability: a critical perspective; issues in housing; judgement and planning; local and regional economic policy; planning law and regional governance; managing cities: the Seoul case study. Study in Europe: students have the option to spend the spring semester at 1 of the European partner universities.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on coursework and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 15,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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