University of the West of England

151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2018
601–800 th
World University Rankings 2018
Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, Avon, BS16 1QY, United Kingdom

Urban Planning (with Foundation Year)

BSc(Hons) Urban Planning (with Foundation Year) looks at the historical issues, challenges and opportunities shaping our environment today. This degree is accredited by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) as a spatial degree. It’s delivered by staff from the departments of Geography and Environmental Management and Architecture and the Built Environment. Teaching is informed by our research activity, directed through research centres such as the Centre for Sustainable Planning and Environments and the Centre for Transport and Society. Discover how to design thriving, environmentally conscious communities and apply this to your ideas for future living environments. Learn about the development process and how organisations, communities and settings interact to ensure that plans and projects are effectively delivered. Gain experience working on live briefs for real clients. Research and assess locations on day trips and residential field trips. Apply your skills in a choice of professional environments in your placement year. Attend presentations from visiting professionals and past students so you can learn about the industry and best practice. Planning careers are available in the public, private and voluntary sectors. You could also go on to a career in an area linked to the environment such as housing, tourism, economic development, regeneration, and environmental protection.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time including foundation year
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Frenchay Campus,Bristol
  • Fees & Finances
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £12,250