Master in Urban and Regional Planning (with RTPI accreditation) - Máster en Planificación Urbana y Regional
This course is accredited by the following professional bodies:
•Royal Town Planning Institute for the full Masters
This professionally-orientated course will extend your professional knowledge and ability to perform at a senior level in the regeneration and related professions. It provides an opportunity to study issues of regeneration in depth across a range of different strategic contexts. Students may choose to study this course in order to extend their existing knowledge within the regeneration field or to allow a change of career direction. The course is accredited by the RTPI as a Specialist Masters. This means that along with additional core modules, it allows full RTPI membership (subject to completion of the APC).
The course includes a compulsory one week residential European field study visit. For all new entrants from September 2012, field study visit fees are included in the tuition fees
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.
•X3 modules = PGCert
•X6 modules = PGDip
•X6 modules + dissertation = Masters
•Development and regeneration
•Regeneration strategies and projects
•Sustainable places (with EU field study visit)
•Planning in London
Two options from:
•Housing management and renewal
•Housing and urban development
•Planning practice project
•Plus a dissertation for the Masters award
Part-time students attend classed one-day-per-week, with one or two modules being taught in each semester plus the dissertation being completed by the end of January in the third year.
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