The Bartlett School of Planning


Build your career in urban planning, design and real estate

Study a master's degree at The Bartlett School of Planning, the UK’s #1 planning school.

The Bartlett School of Planning at University College London offers a unique hands-on learning environment guided by urban planning experts and practitioners at the forefront of our field. 

Our comprehensive range of master’s courses will equip you with skills to build your career in spatial planning, transport, sustainability, infrastructure planning, regeneration, real estate, city planning and more.

As a graduate you will join our global network of alumni in the planning and built environment professions worldwide. 

We are ranked:
#1 for Construction, Surveying and Planning in the UK according to The Guardian Good University Guide 2024
#1 for Built Environment studies in the world according to the QS World University Rankings 2023 

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Our degrees

City Planning MPlan 

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A two-year programme that offers an in-depth, academically informed introduction to the professional practice of city planning and explores both domestic and international planning practice and culture.

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Housing and City Planning MSc 

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A ground-breaking interdisciplinary perspective on the developed world's 'housing question,' drawing together the planning, design and project management dimensions of development.

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Infrastructure Planning Appraisal and Development MSc

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A flexible programme, aiming to provide a critical review of mega infrastructure theory and international practice.

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Interdisciplinary Urban Design MRes

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The MRes Inter-disciplinary Urban Design (IdUD) allows students to construct their study in a cross-disciplinary manner and explore urban design as a critical arena for advanced research and practice.

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International City Planning MSc

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For students who want an international perspective on planning systems and cultures or are likely to work outside the UK after their studies. 

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International Real Estate and Planning MSc/Dip

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A unique opportunity for students to focus on the relationship between the property development process and the planning systems of Europe and beyond. 

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Sustainable Urbanism MSc

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Rapid urbanisation and its impact on the environment and society is one of the biggest challenges facing us today. 

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Spatial Planning MSc

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The Spatial Planning MSc programme provides a general introduction to planning theories, systems and cultures with a focus on the importance of taking a spatial perspective and on UK practice. 

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Spatial Planning Degree Apprenticeship MSc 

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This degree apprenticeship is designed for those wishing to understand and practice spatial planning in the UK as chartered town planners and have a sponsoring employer in England. 

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Transport and City Planning MSc 

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A critical and interdisciplinary perspective on transport planning, with an urban and international focus, and as part of the development of the sustainable city. 

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Urban Regeneration MSc/Dip 

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This programme was created in 2000 in response to a great challenge facing urban professionals in Britain and around the world: the decay and deterioration of our cities and their planned renaissance. 

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Urban Design and City Planning MSc/Dip

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This programme offers a unique focus on urban design as a creative planning tool and the interface between urban design and city planning. 

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