Planning courses - graduate career opportunities

Potential degree-related career opportunities in Britain and overseas include: urban planning, inner-city regeneration, sustainable development, housing and conservation, property development or estates management, planning in developing and transitional countries, teaching and further academic study/research and additional postgraduate study. These degrees also open doors to a wide variety of interesting careers in the private and public sectors as well as in business management.

Planning courses - all undergraduate destinations 2011/2012

Planning courses undergraduate employability 2011-12Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) 2011/12
The DLHE survey is conducted 6 months after graduation.

Our graduates are welcomed by a range of employers. Examples of previous graduates’ career destinations include: local government; private planning consultancies and surveyors; various private sector companies; countryside conservation and national parks; the sport, leisure and tourism industries; environmental groups; teaching and academia; the police; the Civil Service; the Ministry of Defence; and the NHS.

Range of employers for our graduates

  • Sei
  • Bournville Village Trust
  • UK Electric
  • Dransfield Properties
  • Black and Veatch
  • Cheltenham Borough Council
  • Asda Stores Ltd.
  • Peter Brett Associates LLP

Range of occupations for our graduates

  • Assistant Development Surveyor
  • Graduate Transport Planner
  • Planner
  • Relationship Manager
  • Customer Liaison Officer
  • Business Development Officer
  • Asset Management Consultant
  • Graduate Surveyor