Urban Studies Degree Courses in the UK - Bachelors & Masters

Program University Student satis­faction Unem­ployed Drop­out Tuition (UK) Tuition (Inter­national) UCAS Tariff City
Urban Studies and Planning MPlan The University of Sheffield 84% 0% 2% £9250 £22680 159 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Urban Studies with Foundation Year BA (Hons) The University of Sheffield 85% 5% 2% £9250 £22680 161 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Urban Studies and Planning with Foundation Year MPlan The University of Sheffield 85% 5% 2% £9250 £22680 161 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Urban Studies BSc (Hons) University College London 84% 5% 0% £9250 £32100 146 London On campus Full-time
Urban Studies BA (Hons) The University of Sheffield 82% 5% 5% £9250 £22680 161 Sheffield On campus Full-time
Human Geography and Urban Studies PhD The London School of Economics and Political Science - - - - - - London On campus Full-time
Sociology (Urban Studies) MA Goldsmiths, University of London - - - - - - London On campus Part-time
Human Geography and Urban Studies (Research) MSc (Res) The London School of Economics and Political Science - - - - - - London On campus Part-time
Urban Studies PhD University of Kent - - - - - - Canterbury On campus Part-time
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Student Reviews

Overall student satisfaction
84 /100
798 total respondents

Primarily based on data from undergraduate degree students.

The NSS is commissioned by the Office for Students

Salary

Primarily based on salary data of undergraduate students

Salary of all UK Graduates of Urban Studies

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25866 £27832 £33315
25-75 percentile range £22786 - £28487 £22921 - £34054 £26366 - £43222

Salary of all UK Graduates of all subjects

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25992 £28873 £35398
25-75 percentile range £23127 - £29006 £23872 - £33760 £28099 - £44211

Jobs & Career Perspectives

Career perspectives for Urban Studies

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 Studies who indicated that they are working, the percentage below represents the number who “agree” or “strongly agree” with the statements about their job.

Specialisations within Urban Studies

  • City Planning
  • Urban Design and Architecture
  • Property Development
  • Law
  • Local Government

Jobs of graduates of Urban Studies (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Urban Studies at University College Birmingham

20% Protective service occupations
15% Administrative occupations
15% Leisure, travel and related personal service occupations
5% Sales occupations
5% Caring personal services
5% Elementary occupations
5% Elementary occupations
5% Finance Professionals

Grading & Study Time

Grading Distribution

Students of Urban Studies in the UK received the following grades.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for Urban Studies

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Urban Studies, if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

FAQ

Urban Studies is the study of the interaction of the planning process and management policies on the built environment.

The median salary of graduates of Urban Studies was £25866 15 months after graduation, £27832 3 years after graduation and £33315 5 years after graduation.

  • The following degrees are offered for Urban Studies studies:
  • Master of Planning - MPlan
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) - BSc (Hons)
  • Doctor of Philosophy - PhD
  • Master of Philosophy - MPhil
  • Master of Arts - MA
  • Master of Science (Research) - MSc (Res)