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   Urban and Economic Geography     Utrecht University
  City Planning     University College London
  Planning, Policy and Practice     London South Bank University
  Urban Planning - Developing and Transitional Regions     Oxford Brookes University
  Housing and City Planning     University College London
  Architecture     University of Lincoln
  Urban Design     University College London
  Regeneration for Practitioners     University of Chester
  Town and Regional Planning     University of Liverpool
  Town Planning     London South Bank University
  Architecture and Urban Studies     University of Cambridge
  Sustainable Cities     University of Leeds
  International Planning and Urban Design     Cardiff University
  Planning Built Environments     Birmingham City University
  Architecture and Urban Design (Canterbury and Paris)     University of Kent
  Cities and Global Development     University of Sheffield
  Urban Regeneration and Development     University of Manchester
  Urban Design     University of Strathclyde
  Public and Urban Policy     University of Glasgow
  Urban Energy Technology and Policy     Newcastle University
  Urban Design     Liverpool John Moores University
  Building and Urban Design in Development     University College London
  Urban and Regional Planning     University of Birmingham
  Housing Studies     De Montfort University
  Town and Regional Planning (MCD)     University of Liverpool
  International Planning and Urban Design     Cardiff University
  Urban Design     Newcastle University
  Housing Studies     University of Glasgow
  Urban Design     University of Sheffield
  Planning     University of Manchester
  Spatial Planning with Sustainable Urban Design     University of Dundee
  International Planning and Sustainable Urban Management     University of Reading
  Architecture and Urbanism     London Metropolitan University
  Housing Studies     University of Stirling
  Urban Design and Planning     University of Sheffield
  Planning     Plymouth University
  Modern Building Design     University of Bath
  Urban Research     University of Glasgow
  Built Environment     Anglia Ruskin University
  ...     ...

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