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.

All about the new name>

Celebrating 50 years of our department

In 2015 it's our 50th anniversary. We want to know how our department has made a difference in your life.

50 years of planning excellence in Sheffield>

6 fully funded scholarships available

Scholarships from UK Research Councils and the University are available for new postgraduate research students in TRP, starting in the autumn of 2015. Applications close at noon on Tuesday 3rd February 2015.

Scholarships >
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.

Undergraduate courses> Postgraduate courses> Careers in planning>


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.

Our research> Projects> VALUE project>
Green space