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Full time & Part time See Course MSc 12 months (full-time); 24 months (part-time)
Architecture, Building & Planning (3)

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Embark on a rewarding career in urban or environmental planning with the MSc Planning programme at Manchester. Tailored for graduates aspiring to excel in the public or private sector, this course equips you with essential competencies to become a chartered planning professional. Delve into planning procedures, urban theories, and spatial analysis, while customizing your learning with a variety of optional units. Benefit from fieldwork opportunities in the UK and abroad, exploring real-life issues in cities like London, Barcelona, and Toronto. The course structure includes project work, specialist spatial analysis, and a 15,000-word dissertation. Upon completion, you'll be well-prepared for roles in consultancy, local authorities, or development agencies. To join this esteemed programme, a UK Honours degree with a First or Upper Second classification or its overseas equivalent is required. Elevate your career prospects and make a difference in the world of planning with MSc Planning at Manchester.

About the course

MSc Planning will provide you with the range of skills necessary for a career in urban or environmental planning.

The course is aimed at graduates seeking a career in planning and development, either in the public or private sector.

It will provide you with the core knowledge, competencies and skills necessary to apply after graduation to become a chartered planning and development professional and a member of both the RTPI and the RICS.

You will gain a thorough understanding of planning procedures, urban theories and spatial analysis. You will study the processes that frame planning projects, from project inception, site assessment and initial design through to the planning, implementation and scheme disposal.

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Entry Requirements

We require a UK Honours degree with a First or Upper Second (2.1) classification or the overseas equivalent, in any discipline.

When assessing your academic record we take into account the grades you have achieved and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification.

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