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Newcastle University; MSc Planning for Sustainability and Climate Change

Course focus: Theory-Planning/Policy/Sustainable Development || Design studio: NO || Fees: £4,450/10,840 (EU/Overseas)

Course director: Dr. Maggie Roe
Course founded: Sept 2010
Duration: 1 year full-time
Intake: n/a
Student profile: Aimed at various backgrounds

Distinct feature: Emphasis on relationship between people and built environment. A project-based module applies knowledge at a variety of spatial scales. Three pathways include landscape, law and developing countries. Course covers planning system and its institutions, theories of planning for climate change, planning policy and ethics.

Career opportunities: RTPI accredited course brings students a step towards any career within the planning sector, specialising in sustainability and/or climate change issues.

Entry requirements:
- Minimum 2.2 honours degree, from recognised university or awarding body in agriculture, environmental sciences, engineering or social sciences
- Candidates with non-traditional qualifications and/or significant work experience in the field should contact the School for further advice
- Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5, TOEFL 90 (Internet-based) or 577 (paper-based)or equivalent. Applicants whose IELTS score is between 6.0 and 6.5, or equivalent, at the time of application must complete a pre-sessional course at the University before the programme begins

Admissions contact: Nicola Rutherford and Vicky Watson,

Tuition: £4,450 / £10,840 full-time (EU/Overseas)


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