Master of Urban Planning
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Master of Urban Planning

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Get inspired and build a city

In the Master of Urban Planning you learn about the many multifaceted topic, such as the development and construction of cities. While doing that, you will not only experience the technical factors but also, for example, the economic and social factors. Environment, sustainability and strategic planning play a huge role in those matters.

As an urban planner, you have to take on a lot of responsibilities. Different situations and circumstances have to be taken into consideration. Regulations, chosen policies and specific guidelines must be followed and considered, when planning.

Depending on the university and course of study, the focus varies in the masters programme, for example, between Sustainable Urban Development, Urban Planning, Urban Management. In general, your masters study include building code requirements and demands on infrastructure and environmental protection.

Job prospects after the Master of Urban Planning

Generally, the course lasts two to four semesters and ends after the successful completion with the title of Master of Science, but still this depends on the university and type of specialisation. With a Master of City Planning you can find a job in the following areas:

  • City administration and public institutions
  • Design and construction work in the construction industry
  • Engineers and architects
  • Research and science, for example PhD

The following universities offer the Master of Urban Planning:

    study programmes     universities
comprehensive profile   Governance and Development   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
comprehensive profile   Master of Science Leisure and Tourism Studies   comprehensive profile   Breda University of Applied Sciences
comprehensive profile   Master in Tourism Destination Management   comprehensive profile   Breda University of Applied Sciences
  Architektur und Stadtplanung   comprehensive profile   Universität Stuttgart
  Future Cities   comprehensive profile   Northumbria University
  Planung und Partizipation   comprehensive profile   Universität Stuttgart
  Integrated Urbanism and Sustainable Design   comprehensive profile   Universität Stuttgart
  Housing, Regeneration and Urban Management     Leeds Beckett University
  Architecture and Urban Design     University of Kent
  Urban Design and Property Development     University of Liverpool
  Urban Development Planning     University College London
  City Planning     University College London
  Planning and Urban Design     University of Lincoln
  Sustainable Urban Design     University of Nottingham
  Housing and Society     London South Bank University
  Town and Regional Planning (MCD)     University of Liverpool
  Future Landscape Imaginaries     Newcastle University
  International Planning and Sustainable Urban Management     Henley Business School
  Planning     University of Manchester
  Town Planning     Newcastle University
  Architecture and Urbanism     London Metropolitan University
  Architecture and Urban Design     University of Cambridge
  Housing Studies     University of Glasgow
  Spatial Design: Architecture and Cities (MSc)     University College London
  Urban Analytics     University of Glasgow
  Town and Regional Planning     Leeds Beckett University
  Global Sustainable Cities     University of Strathclyde
  Regional and Urban Planning Studies     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Sustainable Planning     University of Hertfordshire
  Housing and City Planning     University College London
  Town Planning     Anglia Ruskin University
  Urban Economic Development     University College London
  Urban Regeneration and Development     University of Manchester
  Development Planning (Res)     University of Reading
  International Planning and Sustainable Urban Management     University of Reading
  Urban Sustainability and Resilience     University College London
  Spatial Planning with Sustainable Urban Design     University of Dundee
  Urban Planning     Sheffield Hallam University
  Regeneration for Practitioners     University of Chester
  Sustainable Cities     University of Portsmouth
  ...     ...


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