Urban and regional planning is a design and development field in which there are many specializations depending on one’s tastes. A few of the more popular subdivisions range from community and economic development to land use to transportation.
Distance learning Master Degree in Urban and Regional Planning in the Machynlleth in the United Kingdom
The MSc in Sustainability and Adaptation Planning (SAP) focuses on ‘macro’ scale aspects of the field [+]
MSc Sustainability and Adaptation Planning
This is a masters degree focuses on the key strategic and leadership challenges brought about by climate change and broader environmental issues. From spatial master-planning to politics and economics, this MSc gets to the heart of the how the environment must be brought into decision-making. It is among the first such programmes in the UK to put adaptation transformation at the heart of the teaching.
Future environmental change and the effectiveness of solutions are both uncertain. We teach students to integrate risk assessment into decision-making. Theoretical concepts are reinforced with applied projects in landscape planning, design and case studies. The MSc course covers a variety of themes including land use, cities and communities, politics and economics, ecosystem function, water and waste management. Optional modules in the built environment, energy, sustainable materials and renewable technologies can also be taken.... [-]