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I like the way the urban studies programme looks at urban spaces, construction and society holistically and combines courses in design, real estate and social studies.

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Robin Karlsen

Urban Studies BSc, Second year

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75% rated 4* (‘world-leading’) or 3* (‘internationally excellent’)

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Built Environment

Urban Planning and Urban Studies

Entry 2015

With a major demographic shift towards urban living in the world's population, sustainable urban development is a significant global issue. Based in one of the most exciting urban centres in the world, our degree programmes develop skills essential for the stimulating career destinations in this field.

Degree programmes

UCAS Degree programme Qualification Duration
K430 Planning and Real Estate BSc 3
K421 Urban Planning, Design and Management BSc 3
K440 Urban Studies BSc 3


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First career destinations

  • Full-time student, MSc in International Real Estate and Planning at UCL (2011)
  • Planning Designer, Western Homes (2011)
  • Graduate Surveyor, CBRE (2011)
  • Junior Urban Planner, Ariad Development Authority (2010)
  • Full-time student, MPhil in Land Economy Research at the University of Cambridge (2010)

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