|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||To be confirmed|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
A good honours degree or equivalent qualification at undergraduate level and/or relevant practical experience
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 7.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
To deal with the complex challenges of urban development, planners have to know how to work with other professionals.
This course equips you with the skills to produce sensitive plans and creative designs, taking into account the financial and practical issues associated with property development.
You will develop your skills in urban design, planning and the development of cities.
The scope of the course is international. You’ll study the UK urban experience and also rapidly urbanising cities in Asia and Africa.
The course draws on leading teaching and research at the University, combining the urban design expertise of the School of Architecture and the international planning expertise of the Department of Urban Studies and Planning. The course is accredited as a Specialist Planning Programme by the Royal Town Planning Institute.
There are lectures, seminars, computer workshops and tutorials. You’ll take part in group work and exercises that simulate real-world challenges.
Principles of Urban Design
Perspectives on Spatial Planning and Development
Either Urban Development in the Global South or Integrated Project
A choice of two from a list including:
Spatial Planning Systems
Urban Development in the Global South
Conservation and Regeneration
Policy and Law
Advanced Software Skills in Urban Design
Sustainability: a critical perspective
Managing Cities: the Seoul case study
Cities of Diversity
Cities of the South