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Urban Planning 

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

M.Sc. On Campus
18 months
Duration
8836 USD/year
8836 USD/year
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About

The MSc Urban Planning programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University provides you with an international grounding in urban planning centred on the theme of urban regeneration.

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Overview

The MSc Urban Planning programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University  suits students from a range of different backgrounds and it is not limited to those with an urban planning undergraduate degree. Through the programme you will gain the interdisciplinary knowledge and skills required to become an urban planner, capable of tackling urban regeneration challenges in diverse contexts, and of providing a vision for future cities.

China is experiencing unprecedented urbanisation in terms of the speed and nature of growth. One of the key issues for future practitioners will be how to deal with the challenge of reusing, transforming and regenerating the existing urban fabrics of China’s megacities in order to achieve a more sustainable model of urbanisation.

Careers

Graduates from this programme are well prepared for careers in a range of areas including urban planning, policy development, urban design, and property development. Graduates may also find employment with community groups as an advocate to give them a voice in built environment decision-making processes, or with local and central government, and non-governmental organisations both national and international.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory and Practice of Urban Regeneration
  • Governance and Finance of Urban Regeneration
  • Politics, Society and Participation
  • Place-making and Urban Design
  • Sustainable Urban Planning Strategies
  • Heritage, Historic Districts and Conservation
  • Spatial Analysis and Visualisation
  • Fundamentals of Project Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • For Mainland China applicants: 30 July
    • For international applicants and applicants from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan: 15 July

Language

English

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

UK

  • UK upper second class honours (2:1) or equivalent

CHINA

  • 211 Project; Top 100 of 2019 Shanghai Ranking--75 percent or above
  • Non 211 project; Non Top 100 of 2019 Shanghai ranking – 80- 85 percent or above, depending on your undergraduate institution

NORTH AMERICA

  • 3.0 Cumulative GPA (out of 4) or
  • 3.2 Cumulative GPA in the final two years of your undergraduate programme

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8836 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13255 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    8836 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13255 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.

RMB 90,000 for the entire programme.

If you are a graduate of XJTLU, you will automatically receive a discount of 20 percent of the tuition fee.

Funding

XJTLU offers a generous scholarship of up to 50 percent of the total tuition fee for all full-time masters programmes based on academic merit. Should you wish to apply for XJTLU master scholarship, please submit a scholarship application letter in your application stating the reasons why you should be considered.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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