Urban and Regional Planning Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelor's & Master's

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
University College London 76% 1% 0% £9250 £28500 184 London On campus Full-time
The London School of Economics and Political Science 72% 0% 0% £30360 £30960 164 London On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 72% 0% 0% £9850 £10050 £15300 £15625 164 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
University College London 31% 1% 0% £9250 £28500 166 London On campus Full-time
University of Reading 67% 2% 5% £9250 £23700 137 Reading On campus Full-time
The University of Manchester 67% 2% 5% £5250 £10500 137 Manchester On campus Part-time
The London School of Economics and Political Science 67% 2% 5% £15216 £23520 137 London On campus Full-time
Loughborough University of Technology 77% 0% 5% £9250 £22800 123 Loughborough On campus Full-time
Loughborough University of Technology 77% 0% 5% £9250 £22800 123 Loughborough On campus Full-time
University of Gloucestershire 88% 0% 5% £9250 £14700 114 Cheltenham On campus Full-time
Heriot-Watt University 73% 0% 0% £9250 £9250 £15384 £16000 176 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 72% 0% 4% £9000 £19450 137 Cardiff On campus Full-time
Cardiff University 72% 0% 4% £9000 £19450 137 Cardiff On campus Full-time
University of Birmingham 72% 0% 0% £9250 - 164 Birmingham On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 72% 0% 0% - - 164 Belfast On campus Full-time
The University of Edinburgh 72% 0% 0% - - 164 Edinburgh On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 72% 0% 0% - - 164 Belfast On campus Part-time
University of Brighton 72% 0% 0% - - 164 Brighton On campus Full-time
University of Dundee 72% 0% 0% - - 164 Dundee On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 69% 3% 9% £9250 - 136 Newcastle On campus Full-time
University of Westminster 67% 2% 5% - - 137 London On campus Part-time
University of Birmingham 67% 2% 5% - - 137 Birmingham On campus Full-time
University of Brighton 67% 2% 5% - - 137 Brighton On campus Part-time
Anglia Ruskin University 67% 2% 5% - - 137 Cambridge On campus Part-time
Sheffield Hallam University 67% 2% 5% - - 137 Sheffield On campus Part-time
Queen's University of Belfast 67% 2% 5% - - 137 Belfast On campus Full-time
The University of Sheffield 67% 2% 5% - - 137 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 67% 2% 5% - - 137 Newcastle On campus Part-time
Northumbria University 67% 2% 5% - - 137 Newcastle On campus Full-time
University of Leeds 67% 2% 5% - - 137 Leeds On campus Full-time
Queen's University of Belfast 67% 2% 5% - - 137 Belfast On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 86% 0% 0% - - 127 Liverpool On campus Full-time
University of Dundee 95% - 20% £9250 £19500 189 Dundee On campus Full-time
University of Portsmouth 95% - 20% - - 189 Portsmouth On campus Full-time
University of Kent 95% - 20% - - 189 Canterbury On campus Full-time
University of Leicester 95% - 20% £8250 £16850 189 Leicester On campus Full-time
University of Oxford 95% - 20% - - 189 Oxford On campus Part-time
University of Dundee 95% - 20% - - 189 Dundee On campus Full-time
University of the West of England 88% 0% 5% - - 114 Bristol On campus Full-time
Newcastle University 53% 0% 5% £9250 - 126 Newcastle On campus Full-time
University of Liverpool 79% 0% 0% - - 127 Liverpool On campus Full-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
67 /100
831 students of Urban and Regional Planning in the UK replied

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Urban and Regional Planning

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25435 £26479 £31148
25-75 percentile range £22217 - £28380 £20936 - £32548 £23945 - £40820

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24806 £27845 £34885
25-75 percentile range £22090 - £27809 £22940 - £32889 £26792 - £43163

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Urban and Regional Planning

15 months after graduation, graduates of this subject were asked about their current circumstances of employment, what they do, and whether their activities and perspectives are directly related to their studies.

Current jobs

Among graduates of Urban and Regional Planning who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Job in line with future plans

Utilise skills from studies

Work is meaningful

Typical employers for graduates of Urban and Regional Planning

  • Local Authority Departments
  • Central/devolved Government
  • Major Public Bodies
  • Transport Companies
  • Private Planning and Environmental Consultancies
  • Construction and Surveying Companies
  • Environmental Agencies
  • Neighbourhood Planning Organisations

Specialisations within Urban and Regional Planning

  • Housing and Development Planning
  • Sustainable Land Use Planning
  • Transportation Planning

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Among graduates of Urban and Regional Planning who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number of highly skilled vs non-highly skilled jobs (Unistats).

% Skilled jobs

Jobs of graduates of Urban and Regional Planning (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Urban and Regional Planning at Loughborough University of Technology

40% Business and public service associate professionals
25% Managers, directors and senior officials
10% Customer service occupations
10% Finance Professionals
10% Business, Research and Administrative Professionals

Grading Distribution

Students of Urban and Regional Planning in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Urban and Regional Planning

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FAQ

  • The following degrees are offered for Urban and Regional Planning studies:
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Master of Science - MSc
  • Master of Science (Postgraduate) - MSc (PG)
  • Master of Planning - MPlan
  • Postgraduate Certificate - PgCert
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Master of Architecture (Honours) - MArch (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
  • Master of Liberal Arts - MLA
  • Master of Arts (Honours) - MA (Hons)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - DPhil
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD

Urban Conservation at University of Leicester received the highest rating among all graduates in the National Student Survey year with a rating of 95 out of 100 among 10 respondents.

The median salary of graduates of Urban and Regional Planning was £25435 15 months after graduation, £26479 3 years after graduation and £31148 5 years after graduation.