Career prospects

Our Spatial Planning graduates are greatly valued by their employers for their analytical skills, critical perspective and sound academic understanding of the relationship between human activities, their spatial environment, and relevant spatial interventions enhancing their living environment.

Upon completion students will have knowledge of:
• Interfaces between different planning concepts, sectors and interests;
• Synergies that are found and trade-offs that are made along these interfaces;
• Paths through which integrative planning is manifested in policy formulation, decision-making and projects at different geographical and institutional levels.

Spatial planners from Nijmegen work as policy maker, consultant or project manager for government, consulting firms, project developers, housing corporations or research institutes. Also, more and more of our alumni are working in international organizations.

After your studies

You will develop a deep understanding of the relationship between spatial planning and mobility, which makes you well suited for a job position such as:

  • Consultant on mobility and accessibility issues
  • Policy maker for a government institution
  • Project manager of infrastructure projects

Labour market information

From the graduates of the Master’s programme in Spatial Planning:

  • 74% found a job within 6 months after graduation.​
  • 73% of graduates think following the Master’s is a good base to start on the job market.​
  • 71% of graduates would choose the programme again.

Source: Studiekeuze123 & Alumni Survey Radboud University 2022.

Radboud Career Service

Radboud Career Service helps students with finding internships, gives career advice and can offer tips and guidance when applying for jobs.

Keep learning after your Master’s

Do you want to keep pace with the rapid progress in our current society after your studies? Then a post-master might be something for you. The Radboud Academy offers many opportunities for lifelong development.