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MPlan Master of Planning

Gain an accredited master's degree at a university where widespread urban development is on your doorstep.

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MPlan Master of Planning / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
Master of Planning (MPlan)
Duration
4 years
Typical A-level offer
ABB
Typical contextual A-level offer (what is this?)
BBB
Typical International Baccalaureate offer

34 points overall. 6, 5, 5 at Higher Level

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply through UCAS

Course overview

  • Gain an additional year of Master's level professional training, on top of the three-year BSc Planning and Real Estate degree.
  • Study a degree accredited by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) and Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), in a world-famous city where widespread urban development is on your doorstep.

Open days

The University holds regular open days (usually in June, September and October) where you will have the opportunity to tour the campus and find out more about our facilities and courses.

On this day, you will find out more about the School of Environment, Education and Development and our resources, and meet academic and admissions staff who will be able to answer any questions you have.

For more information, see Open days

Fees

Tuition fees for home/EU students commencing their studies in September 2019 will be £9,250 per annum. Tuition fees for international students will be £18,500 per annum. For general information please see the undergraduate finance pages.

Policy on additional costs

All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).

Scholarships/sponsorships

Matthew Ludlam Scholarship

Two awards of £2,500 (for each year of study) are available to Planning and Environmental Management offer holders from a widening participation background with predicted grades of ABB minimum (or equivalent).

All offer holders who have accepted their offer of study by Monday 3 June 2019 will automatically be considered. Decisions will be communicated to the successful candidates by August 1 2019.

For more information, see the dedicated  Matthew Ludlam Scholarship  page.

McLoughlin Planning and Environmental Management Award

Two awards of £2,000 are available to offer holders with predicted grades of AAB minimum (or equivalent).

Successful candidates will be selected on the basis of their academic performance and the submission of a 500-word statement outlining their motivation for studying their subject.

The deadline for applications is Sunday, 31 March 2019.

Planning and Environmental Management Bursary

As part of our ongoing commitment to widening participation, we're offering a £500 cash bursary to aspiring students eligible for a reduced-grade  contextual offer .

This bursary is designed as a contribution to aid students with the cost of getting started at the university, such as textbooks and travel expenses.

Contact details

School/Faculty
School of Environment, Education and Development
Contact name
Recruitment & Admissions Office
Telephone
+44(0)161 275 0969
Email
Website
http://www.seed.manchester.ac.uk/planning/
School/Faculty overview
See: The School .

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