Master in Urban and Regional Planning (with RTPI accreditation) - Máster en Planificación Urbana y Regional
Full-time - 1 year; Part-time - 2 years plus dissertation
he Medical Architecture Research Unit (MARU) with the Department of The Built Environment at LSBU offer these part-time and full-time multidisciplinary courses. These courses are appropriate for UK and international design and construction professionals, Trusts or companies who are involved in, or wish to be involved in, the planning, design and construction or management of development of buildings for health care delivery.
To apply for a Taught Masters postgraduate course at LSBU you need one of the following:
- IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 580 (Paper) or 237 (Computer) or 90 (Internet)
- Licenciado/Título de Ingeniero/Título de Arquitecto, average 6.0-6.9 (old grading system), or 1.5 in new grading system
For Postgraduate Diploma and Masters courses the normal entry qualification is an Honours degree or equivalent. For some Postgraduate Diplomas alternative qualifications are accepted along with relevant work experience. The University considers each application on its merits and is prepared to admit candidates who can demonstrate they have reached the normal entry requirements on the basis of prior experiential learning.
Students are working within a wide variety of professions, including: health service managers, clinical planners, nurses, doctors, architects, designers, engineers, contractors, quantity surveyors, equipment planners and project managers.
These courses have been developed to provide you with the relevant skills to develop a high quality estate including:
capital planning with business case procedures
project briefing tools for new patient pathways
buildings-in-use evaluation techniques
project leadership and knowledge management
environmental performance specification
low carbon sustainable development approaches
customer focus and inclusive therapeutic design.
Planning process in healthcare business
Procurement of construction
Strategic planning of the healthcare estate
Project briefing and evaluation
Comparative health estates studies
Established for over 35 years, MARU with the Department of The Built Environment is an educational and research centre of excellence for validated, interprofessional training focused on the spectrum of healthcare provision from hospital to home. Students benefit from being part of an extensive UK and international alumni, professional learning support network, and the use of a unique health buildings resource library.
LSBU is committed to supporting you develop your employability and succeed in getting a job after you have graduated. Your qualification will certainly help, but in a competitive market you also need to work on your employability, and on your career search. Our Employability Service will support you in developing your skills, finding a job, interview techniques, work experience or an internship, and will help you assess what you need to do to get the job you want at the end of your course.