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>

Dr Rae featured in national media

Dr Alasadair Rae's work is featured in the national media.

National press coverage >

National Student Survey

Student feedback is vital to the Department of Town and Regional Planning. Without it, we can’t improve and enhance the experience for students of the future. That’s why we’re asking final-year undergraduates students for less than 10 minutes of your time to complete the National Student Survey (NSS).

For more information click here>

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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 assessed as world leading with outstanding outputs and impacts across a range of research subjects.

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