UWE Bristol - MSc Planning and Urban Leadership Distance Learning

UWE Bristol

MSc Planning and Urban Leadership Distance Learning

UWE Bristol's MSc Planning and Urban Leadership is a fully-accredited planning qualification, delivered through distance learning, which allows you to choose when and where you learn.

The course is about creating planning professionals who are visionary, innovative and confident in leading projects and teams. Whether you're looking to make a start in planning-related fields or you already work in the profession, the MSc Planning and Urban Leadership is designed to provide the core planning education and specialism expertise you need to make your mark in these growing sectors.

Entry Requirements

We normally require an honours degree of 2.2 or above.

If English is not your first language, you'll need to meet the UK Border Agency (UKBA) and University's minimum English Language requirements such as the International English Language Test (IELTS) overall score of 6.5 with 5.5 in each component.

Career Prospects

The need for planners is growing across the UK as well as globally. The knowledge and skills that you acquire through this course will open-up careers across the planning- related professions, whether in the public, private or third sector. You may also find related opportunities in areas such as housing, development, conservation, environmental management and governance.

Past graduates from the Planning School are now working in a wide range of organisations, including:

  • Aecom
  • Arup
  • Avison Young
  • Crest Nicholson
  • Local Planning Authorities
  • Peter Brett Associates
  • Persimmon
  • Planning Inspectorate
  • Savills
  • Stantec
  • Turley Associates
  • Terence O'Rourke
  • WSP

Course Details

The course covers a broad range of issues critical to planning. We explore measures for tackling climate change, promoting greater health and wellbeing, smart cities and the role for planning data as well as delivering high quality design. We use case studies from around the globe to illustrate and examine these issues, and promote best practice responses to them.

Plan Making
Implementation and Design Quality
Leading Urban Change
Planning Major Projects
Leading Major Projects
Strategic Growth and Infrastructure

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