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   Master in Tourism Destination Management   comprehensive profile   Breda University of Applied Sciences
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
  Future Cities   comprehensive profile   Northumbria University
  Housing Studies     University of Stirling
  Urban Design     University of Huddersfield
  Town and Regional Planning     Leeds Beckett University
  Building and Urban Design in Development     University College London
  Global Sustainable Cities     University of Strathclyde
  Development Planning     University of Reading
  Spatial Planning     University College London
  Urban Studies     Swansea University
  Urban Regeneration     University College London
  Planning     University of Manchester
  Spatial Design: Architecture and Cities (MSc)     University College London
  Eco-Cities     Cardiff University
  Housing and City Planning     University College London
  Cities, Culture and Creativity     Liverpool John Moores University
  Modern Building Design     University of Bath
  Urban Economic Development     University College London
  Urban Planning (MPlan)     Loughborough University
  Cities and Global Development     University of Sheffield
  Urban Informatics and Analytics     University of Warwick
  Architecture and Urban Design     University of Kent
  Urban Design and Planning     University of Sheffield
  Sustainable Urban Development     University of Oxford
  Housing Studies     University of Glasgow
  Sustainable Cities     University of Portsmouth
  Sustainable Cities     University of Leeds
  Urban Design and City Planning     University College London
  Spatial Planning with Sustainable Urban Design     University of Dundee
  Civic Design     University of Liverpool
  Town Planning     Anglia Ruskin University
  Sustainable Urbanism     University College London
  Integrated Urbanism     The University of Northampton
  Urban and Regional Planning     University of Birmingham
  Regional and Urban Planning Studies     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Urbanisation and Development     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Urban Studies     University College London
  Sustainable Planning     University of Hertfordshire
  ...     ...


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