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A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. A master's degree prepares students to lead or manage. A master's degree also prepares a person for a range of pursuits through specialized study of a field.
Urban and regional planning is a design and development field in which there are many specializations depending on one’s tastes. A few of the more popular subdivisions range from community and economic development to land use to transportation.
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This course focuses on urban design as part of town planning and equips students with a comprehensive understanding of urban design, planning and development issues.
The MA Urban Design and Planning focuses on urban design as part of town planning and equips students with a comprehensive understanding of urban design, planning and development issues.
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Great teaching: The course is taught by staff with track records of academic research, professional practice and consultancy and strong links to public, private and voluntary sector employers.
European Field trip: The course includes a field trip to a European country at no additional charge to you.
Industry accreditation: The course is fully accredited by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) as a ‘combined degree’. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) will also consider the accreditation of this programme at the next Partnership Board.
Guest speakers: from the built environment profession provide valuable input through lectures, tutorials and project visits.
Interdisciplinary learning: The course provides an interdisciplinary approach to urban design, focusing on the relationship between urban design, planning and property development.
Live project working:It integrates projects and site visits with theoretical debates, inspiring you to think about the characteristics of good places and equipping you to make a critical contribution to shaping those places.
Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip), Masters (MA) course in Town Planning; the first steps into town planning and urban planning.
At the center of towns and cities regeneration, it is the duty of planners to take into account the views of business and local communities. It is a broad area of work that can require many different skills and others the option of specialization – be it protecting the historical environment or urban design.
Top reasons to study this course
Achieving excellence: Ranked No.5 UK wide for overall satisfaction and learning opportunities in Planning (National Student Survey 2017).
Heritage: LSBU has been delivering professionally accredited planning courses for over 40 years.
Professional accreditation: Accredited by the Royal Town Planning Institute.
Inspiring location: Studying planning in the heart of one of the most dynamic global cities on the planet with plenty of opportunities to participate in ongoing projects, complementing the practical focus with theoretical understanding.
Taught by experienced academics and practitioners: Taught by staff with track records in research and relevant publications. Guest and visiting lecturers from professional practice supplement teaching throughout the course.
Develop your interests: Choice of specialism module provides flexibility and depth to explore issues relating to a particular aspect of planning.
National and international perspective: Be part of an academic community dedicated to social justice and global responsibility - with an inspiring schedule of guest speakers, events, volunteering opportunities and exchange of ideas.
This MA course will give you the knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to practise professionally as a spatial planner. It is designed to meet the growing employe
This MA course will give you the knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to practise professionally as a spatial planner. It is designed to meet the growing employer needs for staff who can 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. Completion of the MA course is the first step to become a full member of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).
The course will support your personal and professional development. You will be able to work in the interdisciplinary and cross-sector environment of urban and regional development, in a variety of private, public and community contexts, and apply your knowledge to practice in specialist areas of planning. The course builds on the University's experience of delivering postgraduate courses in town planning for more than 60 years....
This course is aimed at built environment professionals and others with a relevant background who wish to gain an in-depth understanding of planning and sustainable devel
This course is aimed at built environment professionals and others with a relevant background who wish to gain an in-depth understanding of planning and sustainable development, whether to improve career prospects in their country or enter international practice. Through the course, you will examine the growing problems of sustainable development facing cities, regions and communities in a rapidly urbanising world, subject to growing climate change and other environmental, economic and social pressures and risks.
Based in London, you will have access to the internationally recognised experience of spatial planning for sustainable development, and explore contemporary theories, public policy thinking and good practice in planning in both the developed and developing worlds. The University of Westminster is the UK's first Habitat Partner University. We work with UN-HABITAT and like-minded institutions to promote the socially and environmentally sustainable development of towns, cities and regions, in accordance with the UN Millennium Development Goals....