Careers

for Urban Planning MA (Hons)

Date of entry

September 2020

We have close links to the planning profession and our graduates readily find work in Scotland, the UK, and abroad. As well as jobs in central and local government, planners are employed by planning consultancies, regeneration companies, house builders, supermarkets, and utilities such as water companies.

They perform a variety of tasks such as:

  • preparing national and regional development strategies
  • regenerating declining urban areas
  • shaping new and sustainable housing
  • protecting and enhancing historic buildings
  • promoting biodiversity
  • conserving nature sites
  • negotiating with property developers
  • engaging with local people

The MA degree will provide you with a sound knowledge and understanding of the built and natural environment and a range of transferable skills such as problem solving, communications, and team working.

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