Dissertation - MSc Regional and Urban Planning Studies

This information is for the 2019/20 session.

Teacher responsible

Programme Director


This course is compulsory on the MSc in Regional And Urban Planning Studies. This course is available on the MSc in Urban Policy (LSE and Sciences Po). This course is not available as an outside option.

Course content

The dissertation may be on any topic within the field of the MSc programme studied. Approval for the topic must be obtained from the relevant Programme Director.


Teaching and research question preparation and support is provided and discussed within the programme seminar series, GY450 which delivers teaching throughout MT and LT as well as activities such as guest speakers and study trips.  Dissertation supervision provided by a dedicated supervisors is also provided.


Dissertation (100%, 10000 words) post-summer term.

Key facts

Department: Geography & Environment

Total students 2018/19: Unavailable

Average class size 2018/19: Unavailable

Controlled access 2018/19: No

Value: One Unit

Guidelines for interpreting course guide information

Personal development skills

  • Self-management
  • Problem solving
  • Application of information skills
  • Communication
  • Application of numeracy skills
  • Specialist skills