This is a planning course with a difference. The programme matches the BSc Real Estate course for the first two years in order to build your foundation knowledge. In the third year, you will specialise in development and planning and complete your undergraduate studies. In year four, you will be able to choose between an MSc or Postgraduate Diploma in Urban Planning & Development. Both of these will give you Royal Town Planning Institute accreditation.
By taking this programme you will develop a unique combination of skills and an edge over others in the market. You will gain the ability to see the financial potential of development opportunities and will cultivate an awareness of the environmental and social issues involved in contemporary urban planning. This distinctive combination will give you a strong competitive advantage.
This programme has full accreditation from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and the Royal Town Planning Institute.
Find out about how we'll be delivering our courses in 2020.
Teaching and assessment
The programme is divided into four parts, each one lasting one academic year. Teaching and continuous assessment take place in the Autumn and Spring terms. Examinations are held in the Summer term following a period for revision. The method of assessment varies depending on the aims, content and style of each module. Modules may be assessed by coursework, class tests, examinations or a mixture of these methods. Students taking the MSc route have to complete a dissertation.Read Less