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MPhil Planning, Growth, and Regeneration


Both core and optional MPhil modules are reviewed on an annual basis.  This review may lead to either a change to the core and/or optional modules offered on a particular MPhil course.  Modules may be rescinded permanently or withdrawn on a temporary basis at any time.

Any information provided on Land Economy modules offered and their content is therefore subject to change and provided as guidance only to assist applicants with their choice of course.  Reading lists are also provided for information purposes only and do not constitute a final or definitive list. 

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M.Phil in Planning, Growth, and Regeneration 2016-2017

The core and optional modules for this course, together with the module prerequisites, are as given below.  Candidates for this degree must complete eight modules (four in Michaelmas, four in Lent) and undertake a compulsory 12,000 word dissertation.  Each candidate's course of study will be subject to the approval of the Degree Committee.  The Committee reserves the right to withdraw modules if there is insufficient demand or in the event of exceptional circumstances.  The availability of modules will be subject to timetabling constraints.

Core methodology module (mandatory)


RM01 Quantitative research methods I (Michaelmas Term)


RM03 Mixed research methods (Michaelmas Term)

Core modules (mandatory)

PGR01 Urban and environmental planning I (Michaelmas Term)

PGR02 Issues in public policy and regeneration I (Michaelmas Term)

PGR10 Urban and environmental planning II (Lent Term)

RE02 Real estate development (Lent Term)

Optional modules

RM02 Quantitative research methods II (Lent Term) [Prerequisite: RM01]

PGR05 Housing and regeneration (Lent Term)

PGR07 Spatial economics (Lent Term) [Prerequisite: [RE01 or PGR02 or EP02]

PGR08 Institutions and development I (Michaelmas Term)

PGR09 Institutions and development II (Lent Term)

EP02 Fundamentals of environmental economics (Michaelmas Term)

EP03 International environmental law I (Michaelmas Term)

EP04 Environmental policy assessment and evaluation (Lent Term) [Prerequisites: EP02 and RM01]

EP05 International environmental law II (Lent Term) [Prerequisite: EP03]

EP06 Energy and climate change (Lent Term)

EP07 National, comparative and European environmental law and policy (Lent Term)

EP08 Rural environment: property, planning and policy (Lent Term)

EP11 Comparative environmental politics and policy (Michaelmas Term)

RE01 Introduction to real estate finance (Michaelmas Term)

RE03 Real estate securities, securitisation and investment (Lent Term) [Prerequisite: RE01]

RE04 Private real estate investment: risk and return (Lent Term) [Prerequisite: RE01]

RE05 Legal issues in land use and finance (Lent Term)

RE06 The macroeconomy and housing (Michaelmas Term

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