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 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   Governance and Development   comprehensive profile   University of Antwerp
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)
  Spatial Design: Architecture and Cities (MRes)     University College London
  Regional and Urban Planning Studies (MPhil)     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Sustainable Cities     University of Portsmouth
  Architecture and Urban Design     University of Cambridge
  Urban Informatics and Analytics     University of Warwick
  Sustainable Cities     University of Leeds
  City Planning & Real Estate Development     University of Glasgow
  Housing Studies     De Montfort University
  Town Planning     Newcastle University
  Urban Regeneration and Management     University of Liverpool
  Urban Design     University of Strathclyde
  Public and Urban Policy     University of Glasgow
  Cities and Global Development     University of Sheffield
  Architecture and Urban Studies     University of Cambridge
  Urban Research     University of Glasgow
  Development Planning     University of Reading
  Regional and Urban Planning Studies     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Urban Analytics     University of Glasgow
  Architecture and Urbanism     London Metropolitan University
  Cities and Cultures     Queen Mary University of London
  International Planning and Development     Cardiff University
  Urban Design     Liverpool John Moores University
  Urban Planning     Sheffield Hallam University
  Modern Building Design     University of Bath
  Housing Studies     University of Glasgow
  Development and Urbanisation     London South Bank University
  Urban Design and City Planning     University College London
  Sustainable Urbanism     University College London
  Urban Design and Planning     University of Sheffield
  Housing Studies     London South Bank University
  Building and Urban Design in Development     University College London
  Future Cities     Northumbria University
  Civic Design     University of Liverpool
  Sustainable Cities     King's College London
  Urban Studies     Swansea University
  ...     ...


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