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. Our graduates work in planning, real estate and related professions with private sector planning and real estate consultants, local authorities, policy analysts and international development and design agencies.
You'll need a good honours degree or equivalent qualification in an appropriate subject from an approved institution. Overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent.
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 your coursework and a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 14,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||Sheffield||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
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