48 months
14000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Explore the challenges facing planners today and graduate with a masters-level qualification that will help you deliver projects that make better places. The Planning programme is offered by Leeds Beckett University. 

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Take the first step towards becoming a Chartered Planner and gain free membership of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) on this integrated masters course. The Planning programme is offered by Leeds Beckett University .

You’ll develop the expertise needed to become an ethical and informed planner and help make a difference to the communities and environments where people live and work.

As part of your course, you’ll: 

  • Follow large and small local planning projects from their initial proposal through to their finished sites
  • Use SPSS research software and geographic information system (GIS) software
  • Engage with experts from industry through field trips, live projects and guest lectures - previous speakers have included planning lawyers and urban designers
  • Work with a community group or local council to put together a neighbourhood plan, adding to your technical know-how and strengthening your communication skills

Career Path

The careers service is not just there for undergraduates, we support our postgraduate taught and research students too.

Your postgraduate degree will boost your CV and help you stand out from the crowd. Whether you're just starting out on your chosen career path, changing careers or moving to the next level, we can provide you with expert advice and resources to help you take the next steps to achieving your goals.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Sustainable Places
  • City & Society
  • People & Place
  • Placemaking
  • Development of Planning Thought
  • Housing Markets
  • Public Realm Design 
  • Neighbourhood Planning & Design
  • International Field Trip
  • Placement & Professional Skills

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Selection Criteria
We may use selection criteria based on your personal attributes; experience and/or commitment to the area of study. This information will be derived from your personal statement and reference and will only be used if you have met the general entry requirements.
  • International baccalaureate
25 Points 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Leeds

637 - 1103 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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