This course is aimed at built environment professionals and others with a relevant background who wish to gain and in-depth understanding of planning and sustainable development, whether to improve career prospects in their country or enter international practice. Through the course you will examine the growing problems of sustainable development facing cities, regions and communities in a rapidly urbanising world, subject to growing climate change and other environmental, economic and social pressures and risks.
Applicants should have a minimum of a lower second-class honour degree (2.2) in a relevant built environment or land planning-related discipline (such as urban or transport planning, architecture, landscape design, surveying, civil engineering, or land management). Alternatively, applicants with a lower second class honours degree (2:2) in a relevant human geography, social or environmental science subject with relevant practical experience of working in a built environment discipline will be considered. If your first language is not English you should have an IELTS 6.5 with 6.0 in writing. Applicants are required to submit one academic reference.