At The University of Hong Kong, graduates from the MSc(Urban Planning) programme can become corporate members of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) in the UK after going through the assessment of professional competency. MSc(Urban Planning) graduates specialising in transport planning can apply for membership of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in Hong Kong (CILT-HK).
Graduates can also apply to become Planning and Development Surveyors of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS) after completing specific top-up modules and passing professional assessments.
The MSc(Urban Planning) programme is both academically rigorous and professionally oriented. The programme provides comprehensive training in the theory, methodology and practice of urban planning, equipping students to seek employment in urban planning and related fields in the public and private sectors. As urban planning requires multidisciplinary perspectives, students are admitted with degrees from a variety of related disciplines such as architecture, civil engineering, environmental sciences, geography, urban studies, social sciences, real estate, urban design, surveying and so on.
More informationVisit official programme website
- The programme comprises the core elements of lecture courses and studios, focusing on spatial planning in dynamic, high-density urban environments.
- Students are also encouraged to develop a specialism in a sub-field of urban planning such as transport, housing or environment, through optional courses and a dissertation related to the specialization.
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A Bachelor's degree with honours or an equivalent qualification.
- Must satisfy the University's English language requirement.
International21800 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 21800 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National5367 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5367 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
- 42,100 HK$
- 171,000 HK$
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