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

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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.

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Department of Urban Studies and Planning gains 85% overall student satisfaction, USP second in Russell Group for opportunities to explore in-depth concepts and ideas.

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Field Trip to York

Field Trip to York

All our first years get to go on a field class to York, which is included in the course fees. Find out what this year's group got up to.

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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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Why study Urban Studies and Planning?
Why study Urban Studies and Planning?
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Dr Rae talks about our new GIS course
Dr Rae talks about our new GIS course
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What our Undergraduates say
What our Undergraduates say
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