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London South Bank University

London South Bank UniversityDepartment of Urban, Environment and Leisure Studies

School of Law and Social Sciences

Room B203

103 Borough Road

London SE1 0AA

Tel 44(0) 207815 7815

Course enquiries & applications

Tel: 44 (0) 20 7815 7815

Contact the Department of Urban, Environment and Leisure Studies

Access the Department website


BA (Hons) in Urban and Environmental Planning with Postgraduate Diploma in Town Planning

Full-time and part-time

4 years (full-time), 6 years (part-time)




MA in Planning Policy and Practice

Full-time and part-time

1 year (full-time), 2.5 years (part-time)



MA in Urban Design and Planning*

Full-time and part-time

1 year (full-time), 2.5 years (part-time)


*Previously, this was the MA Urban Planning Design, which carried Specialist accreditation


MA in Urban Regeneration

Full-time and part-time

1 year (full-time), 2.5 years part-time



Joint Distance Learning MA in Urban and Rural Planning*

Distance Learning


3.25 years (for graduates with first degree)

7.25 years (for non-graduates)


* This course was previously titled MA in Town and Country Planning


Access the JDLC Website

Distance Learning Contact at South Bank:

Phil Pinch

Tel: 020 7815 7349

Contact the Joint Distance Learning Representative


This institution is taking part in the pilot scheme for the RTPI's Future Planners Bursary.

To find out more about studying at London South Bank University read the profiles of their RTPI Student Prize winners Elizabeth Donnelly and Emily Stanbridge .   

Current Planning Research at London South Bank University

To read about current planning research taking place at this University, or other RTPI accredited schools, see the Planning Schools Research Directory