Department of Town and Regional Planning. Making better places.Department of Town and Regional Planning. Making better places.

We're an internationally renowned centre of excellence for the study of planning and real estate.

Studying Planning at Sheffield is the mark of someone who thinks differently.

You'll help make better, safer, more attractive and sustainable places - where we can all live better lives.

We are the UK's top planning school. According to statistics in the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) we were judged to be at the top grade of 4* representing quality that is world leading. This is the highest proportion in the UK, bettered by no other university. 

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TRP studentsWe're the top planning school in the UK. Our courses will give you the knowledge and skills to build a successful career.

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