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Accredited qualifications

The RTPI works in partnership with universities to develop and accredit planning qualifications which allow graduating students to progress towards Chartered Membership of the RTPI.

Important information

All of the providers listed offer planning qualifications accredited by the RTPI, beginning at either undergraduate or postgraduate level. Each course is indicated as being 'combined' (fully accredited),or 'spatial' or 'specialist' in content.

Qualifications gained in or after 2005 that were accredited at the time of study, but are no longer available for new recruits, will not be listed on this website. If in doubt about a degree status during this period, please contact RTPI Membership.

Currently students who wish to progress to Chartered Membership through our main route, the Licentiate Assessment of Professional Competence (APC), must have completed a fully accredited option: either a combined qualification, or a spatial qualification and a specialist qualification.

i.e.  Combined  or  Spatial + Specialist

Graduates with non-accredited or part-accredited qualifications should consider the Associate route to Chartership.

Pre-2005 graduates

If your course was recognised prior to 2005, as a general guide:


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