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The Bartlett Development Planning Unit

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The Development Planning Unit (DPU) offers six Master's programmes that can be taken either full- or part-time over one to five years, all leading to an MSc.

From economy, politics and social issues to urban design and management, the programmes are for people interested in the development of a more socially just world.

MSc Building and Urban Design in Development

Combining cultural, social, economic, political and spatial analysis in the effort to present a holistic response to the growing complexities within the design and production of urban form.

MSc Development Administration and Planning

Theoretical and empirical examination of how policy, programme and community-level interventions can be employed to promote social justice and address key development challenges.

MSc Environment and Sustainable Development

Theoretical and practical understanding of socio-environmental change, equipping students with the skills and abilities to promote environmental justice in the context of the Global South.

MSc Social Development Practice

A critical approach to ‘people-centred’ development, addressing the challenges for promoting well-being and equitable citizenship in the context of social diversity and globalisation.

MSc Urban Development Planning

Expanding the room for manoeuvre for socially and spatially just urban development planning - confronting contemporary challenges in cities and urban areas in the Global South.

MSc Urban Economic Development

Bringing economic analysis to city planning and management, this course explores how economic solutions can contribute to urban sustainability and wellbeing.