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MA International Planning and Sustainable Development

University of Westminster

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Course Description

This course is for planning, architecture and other built environment professionals who need to update their knowledge of current best practice in spatial planning, urban design and regeneration, 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 and communities in a rapidly urbanising world. Based in London, you will have access to internationally recognised experience of spatial planning for sustainable development and regeneration, and explore contemporary theories, public policy thinking and good practice in planning in both the developed and developing worlds. The University of Westminster is the UK?s first Habitat Partner University. We work with UN-HABITAT and like-minded institutions to promote the socially and environmentally sustainable development of towns and cities, in accordance with the UN Millennium Development Goals. Course Content This course addresses the growing problems of sustainable development facing cities and communities in a rapidly urbanising world. It explores contemporary theories, public policy thinking and good practice in planning that spans both developed and developing world contexts, and offers you the opportunity to explore one area of specialism in a related field in some depth. Core modules ?Dissertation or Major Project ?International Spatial Planning Practice ?Introduction to International ?Planning and Sustainable Development ?Planning Skills ?Research Methods and the Built Environment ?Sustainable Neighbourhood Development ?Urban Design and Development Planning Skills ?Making and Managing Places ?Planning for Urban Risk and Resilience ?Sustainable Cities and Neighbourhoods Option modules ?Conservation Policy and Practice ?Environmental Policy and Climate Change ?Housing and Regeneration ?Public Participation and Engaging Communities ?Public Realm: Significance, Design, Experience Associated careers Most students on the course are likely to be working in a relevant built environment profession. Overseas students may be receiving a government bursary. Graduates from the course may secure promotion within their existing or new, related area of work, or move onto more responsible positions within 18 months of completing their studies. This may include management posts or the responsibility for project or policy development. It is expected that graduates will enhance their potential to be considered for development positions outside their home country. Graduates from this course can expect to find employment as planners or urban designers, urban regeneration or environmental management specialists in private consultancy, local and national government, and non-governmental sectors in their own country or internationally, including international development agencies.

This course is for planning, architecture and other built environment professionals who need to update their knowledge of current best practice in spatial planning, urban design and regeneration, 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 and communities...

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Entry Requirements

You should have a good first degree (normally Second Class Honours or above) in a relevant built environment or land planning related discipline (such as urban or transport planning, architecture, landscape design, surveying, civil engineering, or land maan IELTSItemalue+oSn++???A????#? ?+???????????????????????????????????+S?++??????,???@#iItem????????????????? ?????????????????????????????????????????{?????W?????????W???W????{*?W?W??????????????A???A???????A?A???A??????A????A???A???????A?????????????????????????????????????????????????{??????

You should have a good first degree (normally Second Class Honours or above) in a relevant built environment or land planning related discipline (such as urban or transport planning, architecture, landscape design, surveying, civil engineering, or land maan IELTSItemalue+oSn++???A????#?...

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