University of Plymouth: Planning

InstitutionUniversity of Plymouth View institution profile
Department School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Web https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/
Email admissions@plymouth.ac.uk
Telephone +44 (0) 1752 585858
Study type Taught

Summary

Do you want to pursue a professional career in planning? As the UK’s newest planning school, our programme has been designed to offer a comprehensive understanding of the factors influencing the formulation and delivery of spatial planning policy across the built and natural environments. You will be prepared to develop or enhance a career as a chartered town planner in a rapidly changing world. Choose to take this programme either full-time over one year or part-time over two years.

* Develop broad-based, multidisciplinary and cross-professional approaches to place making and the planning and management of the built and physical environment for sustainable development.

* Deepen your understanding through our programme’s specialist options on urban coastal, marine planning, rural planning or sustainable transport issues.

* Explore planning issues of particular relevance to South West England, set within the context of national and international experience.

* Expand your skills through applied and experiential learning, including fieldwork, practicals, case studies, role play, debates and engagement with professional practitioners.

* Benefit from a supportive learning environment with an emphasis on small-group teaching and high levels of staff-student interaction.

* Fully accredited by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).

* Develop the key skills and professionalism to prepare you for an effective contribution to the workplace, including lifelong learning and preparation for the RTPI’s Assessment of Professional Competence (APC).

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The University of Plymouth is a high-quality, research-rich institution with a mission to advance knowledge and transform lives through specialist teaching. With a Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF 2018), our innovative learning environment is at the heart of our taught programmes. In 2018, Plymouth was listed both as a ‘Top 25 University’ in the WhatUni Student Choice Awards and as a top 2 UK modern university by the Times Higher Education 2018 ’Young University’ rankings. Two thirds of our most recent submission to the Research Excellence Framework was rated a ‘world leading’ or of ‘international ...

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