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School of Environment, Education and Development

City centre redevelopment in Manchester
MSc Urban Design and International Planning
Explore the relationship between urban design and planning with an international focus.

MSc Urban Design and International Planning / Overview

Year of entry: 2018

Degree awarded
Master of Science
Duration
12 Months (Full Time); 27 Months (Part-Time)
Entry requirements

Applicants should have a Bachelors degree with a minimum classification of Second Class Honours Upper Division (2:1) or its international equivalent. Admission of candidates who do not meet this criterion may be approved if satisfactory evidence of postgraduate study, research or professional experience can be provided. Please contact the School's admissions office for further guidance.

Please submit the following documents with your application:

  • Copies of official degree certificates and transcripts of your previous study, showing the subjects taken and grades obtained. If these documents are in languages other than English please provide official translations.
  • Two written references, signed by the referee and on official headed paper.
  • A personal statement detailing why you wish to study the course, your experiences, what you can bring to the course and any other information that you see as relevant to your application
  • Your CV
  • Copies of English Language Certification, e.g. IELTS, TOEFL or Pearson test score report.

Full entry requirements

Number of places/applicants
Approximately 350 applications are received each year and 30 new students registered.
How to apply
Apply online

The deadline for applications is the 31st August 2018; later applications are considered at our discretion. Please note that we receive a very high number of applications so the course may be closed to new applications before the final deadline given.

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MSc Y Y N N

Course overview

  • You are looking for a course which explores ther elationship between the design and planning of contemporary cites
  • You want a master's which is accredited by the Royal Town Planning Institute
  • You intend to pursue a career in chartered planning with a specialism in urban design and international planning

Open days

Postgraduate open days provide a great opportunity to take a look at the University and find out what Manchester has to offer you. For further information, please see: Open Days .

Fees

For entry in the academic year beginning September 2018, the tuition fees are as follows:

  • MSc (full-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £10,250
    International students (per annum): £18,750
  • MSc (part-time)
    UK/EU students (per annum): £5,125
    International students (per annum): £9,375

Scholarships/sponsorships

The School of Environment, Education and Development is offering a number of scholarships for 2018 entry. For further information please click here .

The Manchester Alumni Scholarship Scheme offers a £3,000 reduction in tuition fees to University of Manchester alumni who achieved a 1st and are progressing to a postgraduate taught masters course for September 2018 entry (terms and conditions apply - please contact us for further information).  

See also the University's postgraduate funding database for more funding opportunities.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Environment, Education and Development
Contact name
Susan Harney
Telephone
+44 (0) 161 275 0969
Email
Academic department overview
See: The School .