City Planning & Design

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name City Planning & Design
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 104847 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year 2020
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.
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Duration 1 year full-time.

Teaching Times
15 hours of teaching per week, spread across 5 days (Mon-Fri).
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Entry Requirements

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Normally a 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in a relevant subject.

Applicants with qualifications below 2.2 Honours degree standard, or equivalent qualification acceptabl...

Course Content

In practice, there is a common tension between those developing and interpreting planning policy on the one hand, and the designers of cities on the other. This programme brings these groups together to engage in project-based learning. You...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The MSc is designed to allow you to develop real world project management skills through the completion of live design projects for local authority and community sector clients. You will also acquire urban and data analysis skills that you can use to...

Assessment Method A combination of group reports, individual assignments, student presentations, portfolio submissions and role-play exercises with a thesis based on an independent research project over the third semester.
Careers or Further Progression

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Our graduates end up in leading positions in central and local government and as well as in planning consultancies in the private sector. Some of them have gone on to lead significant environmental campaigns such as op...

Further Enquiries

Expand+Dr Deepti Adlakha 
Natural and Built Environment
A specialist in urban design and liveability who is working on the interrelationship between urban form and health.

Dr Richard Waldron 
Natural and Built Envir...

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