Town and Regional Planning

Prospects Profile: Planning and Development Surveyor

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Town Planner

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Urban Designer

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Planning Resource

Read case studies to find out about careers in Planning. There are also employer profiles and information on salaries and career progression.

Urban Design Group

Organisation aiming to promote best practice in Urban Design. The "Urban Design as a Career" section of their website explains what Urban Design is, the jobs involved, skills required and qualifications needed.

MacDonald and Company - Property Recruitment

Leading professional recruitment agency for the property industry and built environment.

RTPI (Royal Town Planning Institute)

The UK's leading planning body for spatial, sustainable and inclusive planning. Their website provides information on the roles available in planning. There is also a careers booklet you can download.

Green Jobs

Search for the latest environmental and renewable energy opportunities in a range of sectors, including agriculture, conservation, forestry, engineering and sustainability.

How do we plan our world? (RTPI)

This guide explains the range of career options available in Planning with case studies of people working in the industry and advice on how to start your career.

RTPI article comparing Planning roles in the public and private sectors

An analysis of the advantages and disadvantages of working in the public and private sectors as a newly qualified Planner.