Are you interested in shaping the way our cities, towns and villages are developed and built?


Do you want to play a role in preserving biodiversity and safeguarding our architectural heritage?


Would you like to help shape policies to combat global warming, contribute to the creation of self-sufficient communities and shrink our ecological footprint?  

Do you believe in social justice and strengthening communities to be able to influence policies that affect their lives? Do you agree with taking a long-term view on economic development to ensure that future generations can benefit from the earth s resources as much as we are doing now?

If you can say yes to even one of these questions then consider a career in planning.



Managing development and helping to create affordable housing.

Playing a role in regenerating socially-deprived areas and creating new jobs.

Designing our towns and cities to include attractive buildings, vibrant public spaces and bustling shopping centers.

Working to protect our countryside, trees, hedgerows, forests, grasslands, waterways, rivers and shorelines.

Helping to bring back historic buildings into sympathetic use.

Creating policies for managing traffic and providing sustainable solutions to our transport needs.

Improving energy efficiency and cutting carbon emissions in our homes, factories and businesses.

Engaging communities to have a say in how their living space is developed and protected to improve their quality of life.

As Urban and Regional Planning involves a multi-disciplinary approach, we take students from the field of Architecture, Engineering, Geography, Planning and Sociology. However, we feel this needs to be further broad based and open to other related disciplines in the long run.



First Semester Subjects:

Planning History and Theory

Socio-economic basis for Planning

Planning Techniques

Infrastructure and Transport Planning

Housing and Environmental Planning

Studio course


Second Semester Subjects

City and Metropolitan Planning

Infrastructure Planning

Urban Heritage Conservation

Advanced Planning Techniques

Studio Course Elective Subjects (Select any one)

Inclusive Urban Planning

Planning for Tourism


Third Semester Subjects

Urban Development Management

Project Planning and Management

Urban Governance

Politics and Planning


Elective Subjects (Select any one)

Environment, Development and Disaster Management

Energy, Climate change and Urban Development


Fourth Semester Subjects

Development Finance

Legal Issues and Professional Practice


Internship/Office Training of 6-8 Weeks after 2nd Semester is mandatory in the course.