Master of Urban Planning
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Master of Urban Planning

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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
  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)
  Urban Strategies and Design   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Architectural and Urban Design   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Public and Urban Policy     University of Glasgow
  City Planning     University College London
  International Planning and Urban Design     Cardiff University
  Future Landscape Imaginaries     Newcastle University
  Architecture     University of Lincoln
  Spatial Design: Architecture and Cities (MSc)     University College London
  Development Planning (Res)     University of Reading
  Town Planning     Newcastle University
  Urban Design     University of Huddersfield
  Town Planning     Anglia Ruskin University
  Sustainable Cities     University of Leeds
  Urban Design     Anglia Ruskin University
  Sustainable Urban Development     University of Oxford
  Landscape and Urbanism     Kingston University
  Civic Design     University of Liverpool
  Sustainable Cities     King's College London
  Urban Analytics     University of Glasgow
  Spatial Planning     University College London
  Modern Building Design     University of Bath
  Urban Planning     Sheffield Hallam University
  Sustainable Urbanism     University College London
  Urban Planning - Developing and Transitional Regions     Oxford Brookes University
  Urban Development Planning     University College London
  Urban Design and City Planning     University College London
  Regeneration for Practitioners     University of Chester
  Global Urban Development and Planning     University of Manchester
  Regional and Urban Planning Studies     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Smart Cities and Urban Analytics     University College London
  Urban Energy Technology and Policy     Newcastle University
  City Planning     University of Glasgow
  Urban Studies     University College London
  International Planning and Development     Cardiff University
  Planning and Development     Nottingham Business School, Nottingham Trent University
  Urban Design     Newcastle University
  Urban Design and Property Development     University of Liverpool
  Building and Urban Design in Development     University College London
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