Full time & Part time January, September MSc 12-15 months full time, 28-33 months part time
Architecture, Building & Planning (3)

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Are you passionate about shaping the future of our towns and cities? Our MSc in Town Planning is the perfect programme for you. Accredited by the Royal Town Planning Institute, this course equips you with the skills and practical experience needed to excel in urban and suburban planning. From balancing progress with sustainability to managing competing priorities, you'll explore the technical, environmental, legal, political, social, aesthetic, and economic aspects of planning. With entry requirements of a second class honours degree or above in a cognate subject, such as Town Planning or Architecture, this programme sets you on the path to a successful career in Town Planning.

About the course

Prepare for a rewarding career in urban and suburban planning. Develop essential, comprehensive knowledge, skills and practical experience by studying for our Royal Town Planning Institute accredited Master's degree in Chelmsford.

How do you balance progress with sustainability or the needs of the many with the interests of the few? These questions are ever more significant in the UK, yet qualified planners are in short supply.

Study with us and you’ll gain the all-round professional skills required to shape policy and strategy, plan sustainably, negotiate or manage the planning process, and balance competing priorities.

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Entry Requirements

A second class honours degree or above in a subject that is cognate within the built environment fields. Examples include Town Planning, Environmental Studies, Architecture, Landscape Design, Urban Studies, Geography and Building Surveying. Part-time students will benefit from being in relevant employment. Full-time students will benefit from recent experience in a relevant field of study or work. Those with the required degree classification in a non-cognate subject may be requested to follow some guided reading prior to commencing the course.

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UK students starting 2024/25 (full-time, per year)
International students starting 2024/25 (full-time, per year)

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Where will I study?

Where is Anglia Ruskin University ARU


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