University of Westminster

Course Introduction

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.

Course Additional Entry

A 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 management) from a higher education institute in the UK or EU, or a comparable qualification from another country. Alternatively, you may have a good first degree (normally Second Class Honours or above) in a relevant human geography, social or environmental science subject, and relevant practical experience of working in a built environment discipline.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
PgDip
2 years
Part Time
PgDip