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)
  Architecture     University of Lincoln
  International Planning and Sustainable Urban Management     Henley Business School
  City Planning & Real Estate Development     University of Glasgow
  International Planning and Development     Cardiff University
  Built Environment     Anglia Ruskin University
  Urban Planning Design     London South Bank University
  Urban Sustainability and Resilience     University College London
  Urban Design     Cardiff University
  Housing and Society     London South Bank University
  Transport and City Planning     University College London
  Town Planning     London South Bank University
  Urban Design     University of Sheffield
  Sustainable Planning     University of Hertfordshire
  Sustainable Cities     University of Portsmouth
  Urban Design     University of Huddersfield
  Urban Regeneration and Development     University of Manchester
  Urban Design     Oxford Brookes University
  City Planning     University of Glasgow
  Integrated Urbanism     The University of Northampton
  Urban Archaeology     University College London
  Architecture and Urbanism     London Metropolitan University
  Urban Planning     Sheffield Hallam University
  Urban Design and City Planning     University College London
  Urban Design     University of Strathclyde
  Spatial Planning with Urban Conservation     University of Dundee
  Urban Design and Property Development     University of Liverpool
  Sustainable Cities     King's College London
  Housing, Regeneration and Urban Management     Leeds Beckett University
  Urbanisation and Development     London School of Economics and Political Science
  Urban Planning - Developing and Transitional Regions     Oxford Brookes University
  Urban Economic Development     University College London
  Public and Urban Policy     University of Glasgow
  Development Planning (Res)     University of Reading
  Planning and Sustainability     Kingston University
  Civic Design     University of Liverpool
  ...     ...


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