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

Source: REF 2014 (Research Excellence Framework) and National Student Survey 2016

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.

USP Academics Win Top Research Awards

Two of our academics have won awards at the 2017 Royal Town Planning Institute’s (RTPI) Awards for Research Excellence

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Thinking about a degree in Urban Studies and Planning? Come along to our Undergraduate Open Day on Saturday 21 October

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University of Sheffield to tackle UK's housing problems as part of new national research centre

The University of Sheffield is a lead partner in the new UK Collaborative Centre for Housing Evidence (CaCHE) launched by the Economic and Social Research Council.

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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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