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Urban Design, Planning and Development BA (Hons)

Oxford Brookes University

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UCAS CODE KK42
The BA in Urban Design, Planning and Development (Hons) course provides you with the theory and practical skills required to critically engage with the challenges of designing urban places, planning and steering processes of sustainable change and development within cities, towns and the countryside, both nationally and internationally. It gives you wide career prospects offering highly rewarding employment opportunities. The unique teaching and learning approach, based on a structure of Urban... READ MORE

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Full time | Main Site | 3 Years | 14-SEP-20

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Uni rankings

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WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2019 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
54th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
66th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
21st

Start date and duration

Start date
14-SEP-20
Full Time
3 Years

Planning (Urban, Rural and Regional)

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 95 = 5% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

2:1 or above
2:1 or above
The percentage of students who graduated with a 2:1 degree or better.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Employment rate
Employment rate
The percentage of students in full-time work 6 months after finishing their course.
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2018

After 6 months
Planning (Urban, Rural and Regional) graduate salary at this uni
£25,000
UK Planning (Urban, Rural and Regional) graduate salary
£24,000

Modules
These are the sub-topics that you will study as part of this course
Source: IDP Connect, May 2019

Entry requirements
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Previous study
Previous study
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Source: HESA, 2018

Planning (Urban, Rural and Regional)

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Geography
52%
Business Studies
23%
History
22%
Mathematics
17%
Economics
16%

Tuition fees

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Students from Domestic
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Students from Other UK
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£9,250 per year
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Students from England Students from England
England Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Scotland Students from Scotland
Scotland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Wales Students from Wales
Wales Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Northern Ireland Students from Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from Channel Islands
Channel Islands Fees
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£9,250 per year
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Students from EU EU Students
EU Fees
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£13,900 per year
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Latest Urban Studies reviews

Urban Studies
SR
Student Reviewer
04 Apr 14

Urban Design MA / PGDip / PGCert

In my opinion Oxford Brookes is one of the best places in the world to study as it gives you the opportunity to learn...

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Student rating ( 4.0) 1,131 reviews

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Oxford Brookes University
CompUniGuide ranking
66th
Student rating
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( 4.0)
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Oxford Brookes is one of the UK’s leading modern universities. As the only UK university ranked in the QS world rankings of top 50 institutions under 50 years old (QS, 2018), and among the world’s top universities in 14 individual subject areas QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018, Oxford Brookes enjoys an international reputation for teaching excellence and innovation. The University’s teaching staff have 11 National Teaching Fellowships, an award recognising outstanding contributions to learning in higher education. Oxford Brookes is located in the vibrant city of Oxford. It has three main campuses in and around the city, and a fourth in Swindon for locally based healthcare students.

Where you'll study

Oxford Brookes University

Gipsy Lane
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX3 0BP United Kingdom Nearest train station: Oxford  1.3 miles away

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