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Masters in Planning and City Resilience MSc

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  • IELTS Overall Band: 6.0
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Discover the position of making plans in presenting progressive responses and possibilities for growing resilient locations that may adapt to the influences of social (e.g. demographic change), economic (e.g. improving region  competitiveness), environmental (e.g. weather crisis) challenges. You will discover quite a number subjects that relate to constructing resilient towns throughout four themes: sustainable improvement, social and weather justice, including making plans and partnerships, and interventions. The program is brought through a combination of lectures, workshops, and seminars along local and global discipline visits that use the town as a laboratory. You will advantage from research-led educational education from a multidisciplinary route team. 

In addition, you'll research from enterprise professionals operating within the public, non-public and NGO sectors and advantage revel in in how making plans complements town resilience, combining concepts and theories with international issues and solutions. As a graduate you'll be in ownership of an MSc diploma acknowledged via way of means of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), allowing you to increase your profession as a chartered city planner. Graduates could have fantastic profession possibilities in making plans and improvement corporations and consultancies, local authorities, regeneration, environmental management, network improvement, weather changes, mitigation and different making plans associated careers. You can become a pacesetter of change in a way to together co-design, plan and supply a resilient future that creates sustainable towns and communities. 

Global initiatives, along with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, illustrate the developing want for practitioners – and graduates – with the competencies essential for progressing the resilience agenda. It is predicted that call for expert planners will keep to expand, nationally and internationally, because of fast urbanization, developing inequalities and the weather crisis. The technical and transferable competencies received thru the modules will assist put together college students for securing and preserving employment inside this ever converting context.  Accredited via way of means of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), the program will offer a profession improvement possibility for each modern-day planners (in public and personal sector) with aspirations to paintings within the place of resilience, and people graduates from any undergraduate program to switch to the sector of making plans. The provision of elective modules offers flexibility to house academic alternatives and profession development interests/specialism. 

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