University of Westminster
Urban and Regional Planning
Students on this course study the current context and content of spatial planning; as part of the programme students investigate changes in the natural and built environments, manage the challenges of climate change through sustainable development, and debate and critically reflect upon the knowledge and values underpinning current approaches to land use development; for the award of the Postgraduate Diploma students take modules totalling at least 120 credits from the MA module list, of which 100 credits must be from the core modules; for the award of the Postgraduate Certificate students take modules totalling at least 60 credits from the MA module list, of which 40 credits must be from the core modules.
A good Honours degree from the UK, a comparable qualification from overseas, or membership of an appropriate professional body. Candidates whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5.
Core modules: dissertation/policy implementation project; making and managing places; planning field trip; planning theory and practice one; planning theory and practice two; research methods and the built environment; skills for planning practice; sustainable cities and neighbourhoods. Optional modules: environmental policy, assessment and climate change; housing and regeneration; public participation and engaging communities; public realm: significance, design, experience; traffic in urban areas; urban risk and resilience.
Assessment methods include essays, project work and a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,500 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MA||Full-time||£ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MA||Part-time day-release||£ 725 per Credit module (home fees)||24 months|
|MA||Part-time day-release||£ 1,300 per Credit module (overseas fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Marylebone||Camden||NW1 5LS||South East|
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