Town and Regional Planning MA

  • Programme duration: Full-time: 12 months   Part-time: 24 months
  • Programme start: September 2022
  • Entry requirements: A 2:1 degree in a related subject, such as Planning, Architecture, Civil Engineering, Geography, Economics. Applications with non traditional qualifications and relevant work experience are also welcome and will be considered on individual merit.
Town and Regional Planning MA

Module details

Spatial Planning Pathway A

Semester One

ENVS469: Trends, Outcomes and Impacts (15 credits)
ENVS432: Theory, Power and Ethics (15 credits)

Optional Modules (choose 2)

ENVS411: Spatial Planning Challenges (15 credits)
ENVS439: Making Places (15 credits)
ENVS529: Techniques in Environmental Planning & Management (15 credits)
ENVS536: Urban and Regional Regeneration (15 credits)
ENVS609: Geographic Information Science* (15 credits)
ENVS569: Planning and Property Development (15 credits)

*If an equivalent to ENVS609 has been taken as part of a first degree, then ENVS609 may be replaced by ENVS563 Geographic Data Science subject to approval by the Programme Director

Semester Two

ENVS427: Making Plans (15 credits)

Optional Modules (choose 2 or 3, accounting for 45 credits)

ENVS459: Implementing and Managing Change (15 credits)
ENVS467: Spatial Planning in Action (30 credits)
ENVS560: Environmental Planning & Management Project (15 credits)
ENVS584: Urban & Regional Regeneration Project (15 credits)

Summer

ENVS491 Dissertation 60 credits


Urban Design - Pathway B

Semester One

ENVS420: Advanced Urban Design 1 (15 credits)
ENVS432: Theory, Power and Ethics (15 credits)

Optional Modules (choose 2)

ENVS411: Spatial Planning Challenges (15 credits)
ENVS469: Trends, Outcomes and Impacts (15 credits)
ENVS529: Techniques in Environmental Planning & Management (15 credits)
ENVS536: Urban and Regional Regeneration (15 credits)
ENVS569: Planning and Property Development (15 credits)

Semester Two

ENVS463: Advanced Urban Design 2 (15 credits)

Optional Modules (choose 2 or 3, accounting for 45 credits)

ENVS459: Implementing and Managing Change (15 credits)
ENVS467: Spatial Planning in Action (30 credits)
ENVS560: Environmental Planning and Management Project (15 credits)
ENVS584: Urban & Regional Regeneration Project (15 credits)

Summer

ENVS491: Dissertation (60 credits)


Spatial Modelling - Pathway C

Semester One

ENVS609: Geographic Information Science*(15 credits)
ENVS432: Theory, Power and Ethics (15 credits)
ENVS469: Trends, Outcomes and Impacts (15 credits)

Optional Modules (choose 1)

ENVS411: Spatial Planning Challenges (15 credits)
ENVS439: Making Places (15 credits)
ENVS529: Techniques in Environmental Planning & Management (15 credits)
ENVS536: Urban and Regional Regeneration (15 credits)

*If an equivalent to ENVS609 has been taken as part of a first degree, then ENVS609 may be replaced by ENVS563 Geographic Data Science subject to approval by the Programme Director

Semester Two

ENVS453: Spatial Analysis (15 credits)

Optional Modules (choose 2 or 3, accounting for 45 credits)

ENVS459: Implementing and Managing Change (15 credits)
ENVS467: Spatial Planning in Action (30 credits)
ENVS560: Environmental Planning and Management Project (15 credits)
ENVS584: Urban & Regional Regeneration Project (15 credits)

Summer

ENVS491: Dissertation (60 credits)


CDTA Research - Pathway D

Semester One

Compulsory Modules

ENVS469: Trends, Outcomes and Impacts (15 credits)
ENVS432: Theory, Power and Ethics (15 credits)
ENVS441: Data Collection, Strategies and Techniques (15 Credits)
ENVS450 Data Analysis Strategies (15 credits)

Semester Two

Compulsory Modules

None

Optional Modules (choose 3 or 4 modules accounting for 60 credits)

ENVS427: Making Plans (15 credits)
ENVS459: Implementing and Managing Change (15 credits)
ENVS467: Spatial Planning in Action (30 credits)
ENVS560: Environmental Planning and Management project (15 credits)
ENVS584: Urban & Regional Regeneration Project (15 Credits)

Summer

ENVS491: Dissertation (60 credits)


Note: Spatial Planning In Action, this module features a field trip, the cost for which will be approximately £500.