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University of Dundee

Spatial Planning with Sustainable Urban Design MSc

University of Dundee
In Dundee

£7,300
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Important information

Typology Master
Location Dundee (Scotland)
Duration 12 Months
Start September
  • Master
  • Dundee (Scotland)
  • Duration:
    12 Months
  • Start:
    September
Description

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.

The course offers options for part-time study for those in full time employment.

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Where and when

Location

Starts

Dundee
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Fulton Building, DD1 4HN

Starts

SeptemberNow taking bookings

To take into account

· Who is it intended for?

Our MSc programmes equip our students with a variety of skills required to support spatial planning field such as stakeholder engagement, renewable energies, urban design, urban conservation, property development, housing development, public policy and environmental impact assessments. Most of our graduates take up employment in the UK and beyond. Typical employment is with the public and private sectors involved in a variety of built and natural environments. Generally, students from international destinations either return to their employers to take up new challenges or venture into new opportunities.

· 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.

· Qualification

Accredited by the Royal Town Planning Institute

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What you'll learn on the course

Options
Design
Urban Design
Spatial Planning
Urban Conservation
Planning
Town Planning
Conservation
Economic analysis
Socio-economic
Analysis of data

Course programme

Semester 1:

Spatial Analysis has two key components. The first component analyses built and natural environments particularly from a conservation perspective. The second part of the module focuses on socio-economic analysis of data at a city scale and the relevance of this to planning.

Statutory Planning. is a practice based approach to learning processes processes of plan-making and the management of development. Property Development Processes deals with complexities and challenges in the property development sector and the role of different stakeholders involved.

Semester 2:

Concepts of spatial planning introduces students to the role of planning and planning systems. The other part of this module introduces students to various planning theories and their relevance to practice..

Sustainability in Contemporary Cities examines various challenges facing the growth of cities globally and the implications of these to planning of cities and the countryside.

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

Additional information

Overseas students (non-EU) Fee -  £17,275 per year of study

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