The Faculty of Planning and Land Management (FPLM) came into existence in the 2008/2009 Academic Year. The Faculty grew out of the Department of Planning, Land Economy and Rural Development (DPLERD), one of the former Departments of the Faculty of Integrated Development Studies (FIDS) of the University for Development Studies (UDS).
The Faculty has a total of fifty (53) members of staff made up of forty-five (45) academic and eight (8) administrative staff. Out of the number, sixteen (16) academic staff are currently pursuing various PhD and Masters programmes abroad and within Ghana. In terms of students, they were two thousand and eighteen (2018) students enrolled into ten (10) academic programmes of the Faculty.