98% of our graduates go on to find work or further study six months after graduation (DLHE 2017/18).
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Discover what makes the Department of Urban Studies and Planning unique.Watch the video>
Our MPlan course has been fully accredited by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, which now means we now have triple accreditation.Find out more>
Olly's Graduate Case Study
Olly is a Graduate Planner for Ashfield District Council. He discusses what it means to be a Planner, and why he chose to study at the University of Sheffield.Graduate Case Studies>
BA Urban Studies
Offering interdisciplinary modules for understanding cities both in the UK and abroad, allowing you to branch out in the subjects that most interest you. Flexibility and personalisation are key while still ensuring that you gain practical skills for the workplace.BA Urban Studies> Open Day>
BA Geography and Planning
This course is aimed at students who are interested in Human Geography and Urban Development. You’ll combine strengths of both the Departments of Geography and USP. The course will provide you with a good basis for a subsequent accredited MA.BA Geography and Planning > Open Day >
We have a dedicated Employability Officer. Our graduate employment record is excellent 95% find jobs after graduation.
Careers in urban studies and planning
Our graduates go on to a wide range of urban planning related destinations.