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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 Transport   comprehensive profile   University of Glasgow
  Urban Strategies and Design   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  City Planning & Real Estate Development   comprehensive profile   University of Glasgow
  Urban Research   comprehensive profile   University of Glasgow
  Public and Urban Policy   comprehensive profile   University of Glasgow
  City Planning   comprehensive profile   University of Glasgow
  Architectural and Urban Design   comprehensive profile   University of Edinburgh
  Housing Studies   comprehensive profile   University of Glasgow
  Urban Analytics   comprehensive profile   University of Glasgow
  Regional and Urban Planning Studies (MPhil)     London School of Economics and Political Science
  International Planning and Urban Design     Cardiff University
  Urban Energy Technology and Policy     Newcastle University
  Housing Studies     De Montfort University
  Housing and Society     London South Bank University
  Architecture and Historic Urban Environments     University College London
  Landscape and Urbanism     Kingston University
  International Planning and Development     Cardiff University
  Inter-disciplinary Urban Design     University College London
  Regional and Urban Planning Studies     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Transport and City Planning     University College London
  Urban Planning Design     London South Bank University
  Urban Design     Liverpool John Moores University
  Planning, Policy and Practice     London South Bank University
  International Planning     University College London
  Spatial Planning with Urban Conservation     University of Dundee
  Housing and City Planning     University College London
  Urban Design     Newcastle University
  Urban Design     Leeds Beckett University
  Cities, Culture and Creativity     Liverpool John Moores University
  Urban Planning - Developing and Transitional Regions     Oxford Brookes University
  Architecture and Urban Studies     University of Cambridge
  Urban Archaeology     University College London
  Building and Urban Design in Development     University College London
  Urbanisation and Development     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Urban Design and City Planning     University College London
  Urban Planning     Sheffield Hallam University
  Regeneration for Practitioners     University of Chester
  Housing Studies     University of Stirling
  ...     ...


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