MA Town and Regional Planning

University of Liverpool

Program Description

MA Town and Regional Planning

University of Liverpool

MA Town and Regional Planning

This taught programme is designed for Graduates who want to practise overseas and don’t need an RTPI accredited qualification.

You’ll not only gain a good understanding of town and regional planning but will also be able to tailor your studies to reflect your needs and interests, in consultation with the Programme Director.

Three pathways are available for the MATRP: Pathway A (Spatial Planning), Pathway B (Urban Design) and Pathway C (Spatial Modelling).

You’ll choose from a range of postgraduate planning modules and will prepare a dissertation (60 credits).

Key Facts

RAE 2008

50% of research activity deemed world leading or internationally excellent and a further 35% internationally recognised.

Housed in the Gordon Stephenson Building

The building contains lecture and seminar rooms, as well as a design studio.

Why Civic Design?

World's first planning school

As the world's first planning school we have two main roles:

  • as a centre of excellence for innovative and influential research and scholarship; and
  • as a leading provider of high quality professional education.

Excellent academic staff

We have excellent academic staff who are actively engaged with research and professional practice. This is reflected in the fact we edit two international journals

  • Town Planning Review
  • Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management


Fees cover the cost of your tuition, registration, examinations (but not re-sits) and graduation.

Tuition fees (Home/EU)

The University's tuition fees are normally fixed at yearly intervals and follow Government guidelines on minimum levels. As a guide only, the normal tuition fees for full-time Home/EU postgraduate students will be as follows:

Fee for this course: £5,300

International students

International students are required to pay the full costs of their tuition in the UK with each university setting its own international fees. The University of Liverpool's fees represent excellent value for money for a Russell Group University.

International fee for this course: £13,000

Financial Support

Postgraduate Student Awards

A range of awards, scholarships and bursaries are available for those undertaking postgraduate study at the University.

International Students

The University of Liverpool administers and participates in many scholarship schemes for international students. The majority of the scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit rather than hardship and students must normally hold an offer of a place on a course before they can apply.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Aug. 2017
1 - 2 years
Part time
Full time
5,300 GBP
Start date Aug. 2017
United Kingdom Liverpool, England
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 1 - 2 years
Price 5,300 GBP
Home/EU; International fee for this course: £13,000