Our teaching is embedded within a world-class research programme and builds on strong practice connections.

In particular we are equipping our students to shape the world with innovative solutions, positive change and more sustainable patterns of development.

You can choose from undergraduate planning programmes that include:

The programmes are designed to guarantee maximum flexibility to change between them until the end of Year 2 as to enable you to choose your specialism and to decide whether you wish to seek a programme qualifying for professional accreditation.

By studying here you will benefit from:

  • Excellent career opportunities with a focus on employability in all years, alongside practical experience on live projects.
  • Accreditation with the Royal Town Planning Institute (MPlan only) enabling progression to charted status and professional recognition.
  • A dynamic city centre location offering unrivalled cultural, social and sporting opportunities in Liverpool.
  • An international focus reflecting our diverse student community and opportunities for extended study in the USA and China, alongside fieldwork opportunities overseas.
  • Hands-on experience via field visits and client-facing group project.
  • World-leading academic staff delivering research-led teaching.

We want to try and help you prepare for the day-to-day costs of studying. These might include things like photocopying in the library, buying textbooks and specialist equipment or going on field classes. We have put together tables of additional costs for guidance, for each subject area, including where departments make contributions towards these costs. The Study costs guides should help you with your budgeting.