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Urban and Regional Planning, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
University rank #401 (WUR) ,
It is a unit of the College of Architecture and Design-oriented, comprehensive, interdisciplinary research and training of professionals in the analysis, research and intervention in the processes of Regional and Urban Planning, Land Use Planning and Design of Cities and Regions in Colombia in order to contribute to finding solutions to the current problems of our society.


The Master of Urban and Regional Planning is a graduate program established in 1975 at the Faculty of Interdisciplinary Studies. 

The Master is an innovative postgraduate structured around three areas of knowledge: "Urban and Regional Planning", "Urban Design" and "Research and Simulation" (and elective subjects) whose route, given the nature of the program allows the student learning follow different routes in their training, offering professionals the opportunity to develop their own profile according to your expectations and function in a multi-disciplinary and investigative field, enhancing their own expertise.

The graduate will be able to generate and apply knowledge and basic tools for action and critical reflection within interdisciplinary working groups Planning, Urban Design and research from the private sector or the public sector and academia; formulate plans and projects planning and urban design at the level of the city and the region.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Characterization.
  • Ecological and Environmental supply structure
  • Vocations and potentials. Location of activities and land use
  • Infrastructure services, mobility and transport
  • Study of megatrends
  • Identification of Future Needs Planning
  • Approach and analysis of possible scenarios
  • Analysis of possible strategies and decisions and their implications and impact
  • Plans, policies, programs and projects
  • Study of the social implications and optimization options.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • The Master of Urban and Regional Planning, is aimed at professionals from different disciplines, from their practice or the development of their knowledge and / or interest, want to deepen their knowledge and skills professionals to help build and enjoy a space it can contain and determine societies, democratic, sustainable, inclusive, with a public and competitive culture. It is intended for Architects, Engineers, Designers, lawyers, economists, historians and directors among others.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10971 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    21942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10971 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Bogotá

  • 1571843 - 2155960 COP/month
    Living Costs

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