University of Liverpool: Town and Regional Planning

InstitutionUniversity of Liverpool
Department Department of Civic Design
Telephone 0151 794 5927
Study type Taught


This taught programme is designed for Graduates who want to practise overseas and don’t need an RTPI accredited qualification.
You’ll not only gain a good understanding of town and regional planning but will also be able to tailor your studies to reflect your needs and interests, in consultation with the Programme Director.

Three pathways are available for the MATRP: Pathway A (Spatial Planning), Pathway B (Urban Design) and Pathway C (Spatial Modelling).
You’ll choose from a range of postgraduate planning modules and will prepare a dissertation (60 credits).

**Career prospects**
There are significant career opportunities in the field of planning, urban regeneration and environmental management working for local authorities, the private and voluntary sectors. Within the planning sphere graduates can become involved in a variety of different positions concerned with helping to improve the quality of our towns and cities.

**Why Planning?**
World's first planning school
As the world's first planning school we have two main roles:
- as a centre of excellence for innovative and influential research and scholarship; and

- as a leading provider of high quality professional education.

Excellent academic staff
We have excellent academic staff who are actively engaged with research and professional practice. This is reflected in the fact we edit two international journals
- Town Planning Review

- Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management


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