MA Town and Country Planning 12 months Postgraduate Program By London South Bank University |Top Universities
Program Duration

12 monthsProgram duration

Tuitionfee

15,500 GBPTuition Fee/year

Scholarship

YesScholarships

Main Subject Area

Urban PlanningMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Urban Planning

Degree

MA

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

If you are passionate about current and emerging challenges facing our towns, cities and rural areas, want to help shape our future built and natural environments and want to study planning at the heart of one of the world’s most exciting cities then the MA or the PG Diploma Town and Country Planning* provide the answer. The courses focus on interactions between people and place and how to facilitate high quality developments in the right location.
At LSBU, ‘We Educate Britain’s Town Planners’ and focus clearly on the British Town Planning system but the course includes international perspectives to provide useful comparisons.
The MA is fully accredited by the RTPI. The PgDip is fully accredited when taken after completion of the BA UEP. With two years relevant work experience (with at least 1 year of this experience gained whilst registered as a licentiate), you can apply to take the RTPI Assessment of Professional Competence exam and become a chartered member of the RTPI
Our academic staff have expertise in a range of planning related fields and are all research active with a strong track record in national and international research networks, projects and publications.
*On completion of the PG Diploma it is possible to top up to a Masters by taking the dissertation module.

Program overview

Main Subject

Urban Planning

Degree

MA

Study Level

Masters

Study Mode

On Campus

If you are passionate about current and emerging challenges facing our towns, cities and rural areas, want to help shape our future built and natural environments and want to study planning at the heart of one of the world’s most exciting cities then the MA or the PG Diploma Town and Country Planning* provide the answer. The courses focus on interactions between people and place and how to facilitate high quality developments in the right location.
At LSBU, ‘We Educate Britain’s Town Planners’ and focus clearly on the British Town Planning system but the course includes international perspectives to provide useful comparisons.
The MA is fully accredited by the RTPI. The PgDip is fully accredited when taken after completion of the BA UEP. With two years relevant work experience (with at least 1 year of this experience gained whilst registered as a licentiate), you can apply to take the RTPI Assessment of Professional Competence exam and become a chartered member of the RTPI
Our academic staff have expertise in a range of planning related fields and are all research active with a strong track record in national and international research networks, projects and publications.
*On completion of the PG Diploma it is possible to top up to a Masters by taking the dissertation module.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

60+
180+
2.8+
6.5+
90+
Applicants should have at least a UK lower-second first degree (2:2) or overseas equivalent, although priority will be given to applicants with an upper-second or first. All disciplines are acceptable in line with RTPI and LSBU objectives of widening participation.
Applicants with a non-cognate degree and several years’ relevant work experience may be offered a place, if they can demonstrate a suitable level of specialist subject knowledge.
International students additionally require an English Language qualification, with an IELTS score of 6.5, or equivalent.
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Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

10,490 GBP
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International Students

15,500 GBP
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