This course is aimed at planning, architecture and other built environment professionals who need to update their knowledge of current best practice in planning, urban design and regeneration, whether to improve career prospects in their country or enter international practice. Through the course you will examine the growing problems of sustainable development facing cities and communities in a rapidly urbanising world, subject to growing climate change and other environmental, economic and social pressures.
Based in London, you will have access to internationally recognised experience of spatial planning for sustainable development, and explore contemporary theories, public policy thinking and good practice in planning in both the developed and developing worlds. The University of Westminster is the UK’s first Habitat Partner University. We work with UN-HABITAT and like-minded institutions to promote the socially and environmentally sustainable development of towns, cities and regions, in accordance with the UN Millennium Development Goals.