The Postgraduate Diploma in Planning provides an in-depth understanding of professional planning practice. It develops the skills, knowledge and critical understanding, that you gained on an undergraduate course, to a professional level of expertise.
You’ll study core modules that provide an in-depth understanding of professional planning practice. While fieldwork, study visits and visiting speakers give you experience of current practice and the professional world. You will also have the opportunity to specialise in a specific area of planning practice.
The School of the Built Environment takes a leading role in research and consultancy. Our clients and projects cover local concerns to multinational organisations, government and industry. We feed our research directly into our teaching meaning you’ll learn from the most current areas of practice.
The course will prepare you for career prospects in:
- international planning and environmental consultancies
- government agencies
- local government
- campaigning organisations.