We're the top RTPI accredited Planning School in the UK.

Source: REF 2014 (Research Excellence Framework)

We're an internationally-renowned centre of excellence for the study of planning and real estate. We help make better, safer, more attractive and sustainable places.

We're changing our name

From September 2015 we'll be known as the Department of Urban Studies and Planning.

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Celebrating 50 years of our department

Celebrating 50 years of our department

It's our 50th anniversary. Our graduates reflect on their time with us and how TRP made a difference in their lives.

50 years of planning excellence in Sheffield>

Postgraduate scholarships available

You could get one of 220 scholarships worth £10,000 towards your postgraduate course starting in 2015.

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Undergraduate students

Study with us

Learn at one of the world's and the UK's top planning schools. Our courses equip you with the knowledge and skills to build a successful career in planning and other professions.

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Our internationally-acclaimed research is asssed as world leading with outstanding impacts. The VALUE project demonstrates the economic value of green infrastructure in cities and regions.

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Green space