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Why Urban Planning? Our Urban Planning degree will equip you with the knowledge and skills to help address the urban challenges of the 21st century, in a rapidly changing global context. With input from city, town, rural and strategic planners from a range of local, national and international organisations, our course has been designed to meet the contemporary and future needs of industry and society. These strong links with industry will also give you valuable opportunities to prepare for your graduate career, such as awards, intern positions, live challenges, guest lectures and employability skills workshops. You’ll study the factors and forces shaping the urban environment, the role that planning can play in developing and renewing urban areas, and reconciling competing and conflicting interests. Focusing on a range of scales and contexts, you’ll learn to understand, plan and design for functional, aesthetic and sustainable spaces. You’ll work in a super studio environment, participating in projects with students and academics from a range of related disciplines, including architecture, interior architecture and quantity surveying. This unique learning approach will give you the sort of collaboration, design and innovation experience you’ll need to succeed in your future professional role. Why University of Gloucestershire? We’ve been using our expertise to support and inspire students since 1847. Join us and you will benefit from professional-standard facilities in the beautiful, historic surroundings of Cheltenham and Gloucester. With the University of Gloucestershire offering a wide variety of courses, you will have the best of both worlds - a large learning community with more than 80 societies and sports clubs to enjoy while also benefiting from lecturers who know and value you as an individual. Through our innovative Your Future Plan scheme, you will be challenged and supported to become the graduate that you want to be, ready to succeed in your chosen field. Your personal tutor will help you build your network of connections and take advantage of a range of opportunities including field trips and placements, offering invaluable experience outside of the lecture theatre. Our students never tire of finding inspiration here in the beautiful county of Gloucestershire, home to over 45 festivals every year, including 2000trees, Wychwood and the world-famous Cheltenham Literature festival. Many students gain valuable skills and experience working at these events alongside their studies. Come and experience the University of Gloucestershire for yourself by booking an open day online at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay. After the course Your story with us doesn’t end at graduation. We are proud of our record that 95% of University of Gloucestershire graduates are in work or further study six months after completing their course*, and throughout your studies we are committed to working with you to develop your future plan. *Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE), 2016/17. Experience an open day Take the next step and book yourself a place at a University of Gloucestershire open day at www.glos.ac.uk/BookAnOpenDay. This is your chance to see the university for yourself, get a real insight into what we're about and meet your potential course tutors and lecturers. Our student ambassadors will also be on hand to show you round your campus. Take the opportunity to get up-to-the minute advice and guidance from the people who have been here and experienced University of Gloucestershire life already. To find out more information about this course, visit www.glos.ac.uk/courses, email us on [email protected] or call 03330 14 14 14.
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
We welcome international students from around the world. Studying in the UK can be a great experience allowing you to meet new people, try new things and experience a new country. Come and join us: http://www.glos.ac.uk/study/international/Pages/international-students.aspx
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A minimum of 4 GCSE subjects at grade 4/C or above, including English Language and Mathematics or a recognised equivalent.
Additional entry requirements
English language requirements
International students will need to produce evidence of an acceptable score on an approved English language test such as IELTS.
English Language requirements
Fees and funding
No fee information has been provided for this course