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Geography and Planning

Urban planners collaborate with a wide range of interest groups to positively influence outcomes in the development of cities and the countryside. These include politicians, communities, property developers, the renewable energy sector, environmentalists, and the public health sector.

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Key Facts

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Degree

(MA(Hons)) Geography and Planning

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Degree Duration

5 Years :

1 Year Pathway + 4 Years Degree

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Pathways Available

International Year Zero

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Start Dates

September 2022

Degree Overview

In Geography students study both social and physical sciences to analyse and understand major challenges facing the world. Students will develop creative skills in problem-solving, presentation, and communication. Organisations to help them solve problems that they are currently facing.

Our teaching is based on the research carried out in the department and is focused on three broad themes: creating just communities and places, shaping environmental futures, and geospatial and digital methods.

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Important
  • This course will be taught by the Dundee School of Social Science

Your Pathways

The International Year Zero is the first year of the four year undergraduate course. IYZ is designed to help you gain extra skills in your subject area, as well as English Language, before you continue to year one of your chosen University undergraduate degree course.

Following successful completion of the IYZ, you will continue onto Year One of your degree directly with the University of your choice.

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University of Dundee

Ranked in The Guardian's Top 20 UK Universities in 2021, the University of Dundee prides itself on three things: Impactful research, an excellent student experience and a community campus in the city.

Situated beside the majestic River Tay, Dundee is Scotland’s sunniest city. It also has the highest student ratios per head of population anywhere in the UK so there is an exciting and diverse range of nightlife, leisure activities and culture.