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Spatial Planning with Sustainable Urban Design (part-time) MSc

University of Dundee
12 months
Part time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Dundee
September 2021
Virtual open day
9/25/2021

Program description

Spatial Planning with Sustainable Urban Design (part-time) MSc

Spatial planners create and manage sustainable cities and the countryside and help solve urban problems.

This course focuses specifically on developing and enhancing your knowledge and critical understanding of the principles and practice of urban design to achieve sustainable cities and regions. You'll be able to suggest intervention strategies to improve regeneration of declining places and cities.

You will also develop your understanding of spatial analysis, statutory planning, property development processes, and sustainability in contemporary cities and sustainable urban design.

Our academic staff have a strong research and practice background in specialist areas. We collaborate with key planning agencies in and around Dundee, meaning you can learn from practitioners through lectures, seminars, and fieldwork. This also means you will have the opportunity to engage with 'live' projects as part of your learning.

The father of town planning, Patrick Geddes was a professor of botany at this university, which means we have strong historical links to the planning profession.

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Admission requirements

Grade requirements

An honours degree in Architecture, Economics, Geography, Engineering, or a related subject at lower second class or above

Consideration will also be given to applicants with other academic backgrounds who explain clearly their motivation for undertaking the relevant MSc, outlining any relevant work experience

English language requirements

  • IELTS (overall) - 6.0
  • Reading - 5.5
  • Listening - 5.5
  • Speaking - 5.5
  • Writing - 6.0

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Core Modules

These modules are an essential part of your course.

  • Concepts of Spatial Planning
  • Spatial Analysis
  • Property Development Processes
  • Statutory Planning
  • Sustainable Urban Design
  • Sustainability in Contemporary Cities
  • Dissertation

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please visit the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

  • Scotland: £ 3,975 per year
  • EU settled / pre-settled status: £ 3,975 per year
  • England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Republic of Ireland: £ 3,975 per year
  • EU and International: £ 9,475 per year

Qualification

Professional accreditation

This course is fully accredited by the Royal Town Planning Institute

Career opportunities

You could work in areas such as:

  • urban and rural planning
  • natural resources and environmental protection
  • city regeneration
  • renewable energies
  • urban design
  • urban conservation
  • property development
  • housing development
  • public policy
  • environmental impact assessments
  • transport

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