Our courses

Our Urban Planning courses will allow you to benefit from the truly unique interdisciplinary experience that mimics your future career.

High quality learning experience

Planning practitioners work with a wide-variety of other built environment professionals. With the course being homed in the School of Architecture, Building and Civil Engineering this offers the unique opportunity to learn alongside other related disciplines mimicking many aspects of your future career. 

Professional accreditation

The course has been designed with leading planning professionals and practitioners. In due course, we shall be seeking accreditation of both the BSc and MPlan by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).

Integrated placement year

We have been developing key partnerships with the planning community across local planning authorities, consultancies and developers to enable opportunities for placements and to gain invaluable practical experience.

Excellent reputation

We were ranked Top 10 in Town and Country Planing and Landscape Design (The Complete University Guide 2021) putting us in a great position to deliver our new courses.

Field trip opportunities

Field trips are integrated throughout the programme, enabling students to explore classroom theory in practice. On the MPlan programme, a European field trip is included which relates to a large planning project you will undertake in the final year.