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
comprehensive profile   Urban and Economic Geography     Utrecht University
  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)
  Town and Regional Planning     Leeds Beckett University
  Global Sustainable Cities     University of Strathclyde
  Urban Innovation and Policy     University College London
  Urban Design     Leeds Beckett University
  Regeneration for Practitioners     University of Chester
  Sustainable Planning     University of Hertfordshire
  Regional and Urban Planning Studies (MPhil)     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Planning, Policy and Practice     London South Bank University
  Planning Built Environments     Birmingham City University
  Spatial Planning with Sustainable Urban Design     University of Dundee
  Urban Design     Liverpool John Moores University
  Landscape and Urbanism     Kingston University
  Sustainable Urbanism     University College London
  Spatial Design: Architecture and Cities (MSc)     University College London
  Integrated Urbanism     The University of Northampton
  Urban Regeneration     University College London
  Urban Energy Technology and Policy     Newcastle University
  Architecture     University of Lincoln
  International Planning     University College London
  Public and Urban Policy     University of Glasgow
  Urban Design and City Planning     University College London
  Urban Design     Newcastle University
  Housing Studies     University of Glasgow
  Urban Sustainability and Resilience     University College London
  Future Landscape Imaginaries     Newcastle University
  Architecture and Urban Studies     University of Cambridge
  Regional and Urban Planning Studies     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Urban Development Planning     University College London
  Town Planning     Anglia Ruskin University
  Planning and Urban Design     University of Lincoln
  Urban Design and Planning     University of Sheffield
  Urban Informatics and Analytics     University of Warwick
  Town Planning     London South Bank University
  Planning     University of Manchester
  Urban Planning     Sheffield Hallam University
  ...     ...


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