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
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The following universities offer the Master of Urban Planning:

    study programmes     universities
comprehensive profile   Governance and Development (Advanced Master)   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
  Urban Transport   comprehensive profile   University of Glasgow
  Urban Research   comprehensive profile   University of Glasgow
  Housing Studies   comprehensive profile   University of Glasgow
  City Planning   comprehensive profile   University of Glasgow
  Architectural and Urban Design   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Urban Strategies and Design   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Urban Analytics   comprehensive profile   University of Glasgow
  Public and Urban Policy   comprehensive profile   University of Glasgow
  Master of City and Urban Environments (U-ENV) - Specialism 1: Atmosphere, Water and Environment (AWE); Specialism 2: Architecture, Ambiances, Urbanity (AAU)   comprehensive profile   Centrale Nantes (ECN)
  City Planning & Real Estate Development   comprehensive profile   University of Glasgow
  Town and Regional Planning     Leeds Beckett University
  Planning and Sustainability     Kingston University
  Housing Studies     London South Bank University
  Architecture and Urban Design     University of Cambridge
  Global Sustainable Cities     University of Strathclyde
  Urban Design     Leeds Beckett University
  Architecture and Urban Studies     University of Cambridge
  Urban Economic Development     University College London
  Architecture     University of Lincoln
  Sustainable Planning     University of Hertfordshire
  Urban Planning     University of Liverpool
  Planning Built Environments     Birmingham City University
  Housing, Regeneration and Urban Management     Leeds Beckett University
  Sustainable Urban Design     University of Nottingham
  Integrated Urbanism     The University of Northampton
  Urban Planning - Developing and Transitional Regions     Oxford Brookes University
  Regional and Urban Planning Studies     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Spatial Planning with Urban Conservation     University of Dundee
  Urban Development Planning     University College London
  Housing and Society     London South Bank University
  Town and Regional Planning (MCD)     University of Liverpool
  Sustainable Cities     King's College London
  Architecture and Urban Design (Canterbury and Paris)     University of Kent
  Urban Design     Liverpool John Moores University
  Sustainable Urbanism     University College London
  Urban Regeneration and Management     University of Liverpool
  Planning and Development     Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
  International Planning and Sustainable Urban Management     Henley Business School
  Planning, Policy and Practice     London South Bank University
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