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've ahceived outstanding NSS results

The quality of our teaching has again been recognised in outstanding results from the National Student Survey (NSS) of 2015. Our overall satisfaction was 93%.

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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 we made a difference in their lives.

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Dr Rae featured in national media

Dr Alasdair Rae's data visualisation work has been featured in numerous national and international press articles.

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National Student Survey

Student feedback is vital to our Department. 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).

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

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