• Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Featured Masters Courses
  • Imperial College London Featured Masters Courses
  • Swansea University Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Edinburgh Featured Masters Courses
  • Leeds Beckett University Featured Masters Courses
  • Regent’s University London Featured Masters Courses
  • Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Derby Featured Masters Courses
De Montfort University Featured Masters Courses
University of St Andrews Featured Masters Courses
University of Leeds Featured Masters Courses
Coventry University Featured Masters Courses
University of London International Programmes Featured Masters Courses

Urban Planning - MRes/PGDip/PGCert

Course Description

The Master of Research in Urban Planning is designed primarily, although not exclusively, to enable you to link a course of substantive
research training to the subsequent pursuit of a doctorate. The course is modular in structure and includes training in spatial planning and in research methods and methodology. You will undertake a dissertation of 15,000 words and will also have the opportunity to become involved in research projects of Brookes’ Oxford Institute for Sustainable Development.

Course Content

The MRes consists of five core modules, an optional module, and the dissertation, representing 190 master’s-level credits in
total. Research methods modules include:
-The Philosophy of Research
-Qualitative Methods and Inquiry by Design
-Statistical Research using SPSS

The dissertation comprises Research Design and Strategies and the dissertation itself.

The two core substantive modules are:
-Spatial Planning in Action
-Planning Theory

The option can be chosen from an array of modules in the planning studies fields offered within the department, such as planning in developing countries, transport, tourism and urban regeneration. Routes also exist which enable you to take two core modules from the fields outlined above.

The PGDip and PGCert are available as exit awards only, the PGDip requiring 130 credits and the PGCert requiring 70 credits.

Visit the Urban Planning - MRes/PGDip/PGCert page on the Oxford Brookes University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

Admission is normally open to those with a good honours degree (or equivalent), a postgraduate diploma or an equivalent professional qualification. Applicants are required to submit a research proposal.

Email Enquiry

Recipient: Oxford Brookes University

Insert previous message below for editing? 
You haven’t included a message. Providing a specific message means universities will take your enquiry more seriously and helps them provide the information you need.
Why not add a message here
* required field
Send a copy to me for my own records.

Your enquiry has been emailed successfully

Share this page:

Cookie Policy    X