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BA (Hons)Designing Cities: Planning and Architecture

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Overview

The aim of this new integrated degree course is to enable you to develop a broad understanding of urban planning and design, and the contribution they can make to sustainable development. You will be equipped to work in an international interdisciplinary context.

The course will offer the first step in becoming a professional planner with a difference – a professional planner who has skills in urban design and site planning, who can understand the forces that shape towns and cities and the challenges of climate change, and who can make a valuable contribution to sustainable development in an international context.

The assessments on this multi-disciplinary course include written and graphic work, with a creative element, therefore this course is particularly suitable for creative students who also have ability in written work.

Career opportunities

Urban designers and city planners are involved in many types of jobs that seek to address sustainable community changes. Traditional professional areas are: land use, environmental protection, local economic development, transportation, community design, housing, and social planning.

Practitioners in the field are involved in:

  • developing planning policies
  • master planning
  • urban design
  • urban conservation
  • delivering urban development and regeneration projects

Increasingly they are engaged in collaborative works, often with people from other disciplines such as architecture, public health, energy development and so on.

Urban designers and planners find jobs in the private sector (consultancy companies, self-employment), NGOs and international organisations as well as the public sector (local councils, government).

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States