University of Sheffield

Department of Town and Regional Planning

MA International Development and Planning


The University of Sheffield

Western Bank

Sheffield, England S10 2TN

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MA International Development and Planning

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MA in International Development and Planning had its first intake in 2007 and is directed at those wishing to acquire the skills and knowledge to pursue careers in planning and development in the Global South (developing countries). Its emphasis on exploring the relevance of cutting-edge theoretical debates for planning and development practice will make it of interest to both recent graduates and those with existing professional experience. Students from, or with work experience in, the Global South are particularly encouraged to apply.



The course is fully accredited by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), allowing graduates to become chartered members of the Institute once necessary RTPI practice requirements have been met. We are pleased to offer the Sheffield Scholarship 2016 to all US students commencing a Taught Masters programme in September 2016. The scholarships are: • £2,000 if your tuition fees are between £14,500 and £16,500 • £2,500 for each student paying fees of £16,501 and upwards We also offer scholarships of 50% of the course fee which will be offered on the basis of academic merit.

International Student Requirements:

IELTS 7.0 with minimum 6 in each component, or TOEFL score of at least 100 in the internet-based test, 600 with at least 5 in TWE, or 250 in the computer-based test.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

In State Tuition (per year): 12160 GBP

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