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  International Planning and Sustainable Development MA


University of Westminster    Architecture, Interiors and Urban Design

Full time & Part time September MA Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years
Architecture, Building & Planning (3) Politics & Government (30)

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Are you a built environment professional looking to enhance your expertise in planning and sustainable development? The International Planning and Sustainable Development MA at the University of Westminster in London offers a comprehensive exploration of contemporary theories, public policy, and good practices in planning within both developed and developing world contexts. With two accredited pathways - Spatial Planning and Urban Resilience - this programme equips you with the skills needed to address the challenges of sustainable development in urban areas amidst climate change and social pressures. Benefit from expert teaching, professional links, and the opportunity to specialise in areas such as urban design and climate change adaptation planning. To apply, you'll need a 2:2 honours degree in a relevant discipline or practical experience in the built environment field, along with an IELTS score of 6.0. Join us to advance your career as a planner, urban designer, or sustainable development specialist with international recognition and industry connections.

About the course

This course is aimed at built environment professionals and others with a relevant social or physical science 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'll 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

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of a lower second class honours degree (2:2) in a relevant built environment or land planning related discipline (such as urban or transport planning, architecture, landscape design, surveying, civil engineering, or land management).Alternatively, a lower second class honours degree (2:2) in a relevant human geography, social or environmental science subject and relevant practical experience of working in a built environment discipline.

If your first language is not English, you should have an IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.5 in writing and no element below 6.0.




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