Placements and work experience
Placements form a compulsory part of the 4 year Urban Studies and Planning MPlan course, and are optional in Urban and Regional Planning MSc.
Placements take place in Level 2 Summer and Level 3 Easter time. This is required for the RTPI accreditation of your course.
Although placements are usually 2 weeks long in each year, with a total of 4 weeks at the end of the year we encourage students to look for as much as experience as possible.
Optional placements for MSc Urban and Regional Planning students take place in Christmas vacation period, these usually last 1 week and can take place either in the public or private sector.
There are plenty of other opportunities available to all students in the department, including:
Internships and work experience
The Placements team are dedicated to communicating exciting opportunities such as summer internships, work experience and graduate jobs to students, no matter which of our courses they study.
Degree with employment experience
Students have the chance to take a year out in a relevant industry of their choice. We advertise these opportunities when they arise.
Watch MSc Urban and Regional Planning student Spencer on his work placement at CODA Planning in Sheffield:
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