Spatial Planning with Environmental Assessment, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    14950
    Tuition (Year)
    5950
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
University rank #180 ,
This course will train you to be a sharp critical thinker and an active contributor towards solving a variety of urban problems, a skill much sort by many employers in the built environment.

About

The father of town planning, Patrick Geddes was a professor of botany at this University hence our strong historical links to the planning profession. The University of Dundee has been running town and regional planning programmes for over fifty years with a proud list of its graduates who went on to take up positions of influence in shaping the development of quality cities and spaces across the world. Dundee, the city, is located in an idealistic location for learning planning.
This course attracts students from a wide network of countries and varied professional backgrounds and this a unique environment to collaborate different experiences from other students.

This programme is accredited to the Royal Town Planning Institute and provides options for specialisms in Environmental Assessment, Marine Spatial Planning, Sustainable Urban Design and Urban Conservation. Our academic staff have a strong research and practice background in these specialist areas. The programme has strong links with practitioners so our students have the opportunity to engage with 'live' projects as part of their learning.

Accreditation


Programme Structure

What you will study

Semester 1:

  • Spatial Analysis
  • Statutory Planning
  • Property Development

Semester 2:

  • Concepts of spatial planning
  • Sustainability in Contemporary Cities 

The third second semester module is optional depending on the selected specialism. Students select one specialist module from the following:

  • Environmental Assessment
  • Marine Spatial Planning
  • Sustainable Urban Design
  • Urban Conservation
  • Applied Geographic Information Systems and Geospatial Data Analysis

Semester 3:

A 60 credit dissertation in line with the selected specialism

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 24 months
    • Part-time variant
      Weekday, Flexible
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

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Academic Requirements

Applicants will normally have an upper-second class of honours degree, or equivalent, in a suitable discipline. Applications from individuals, without an honours degree, but with substantial work experience relevant to spatial planning, will be considered.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 14950 International
  • GBP 5950 EU/EEA

Funding

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