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Urban Planning and Development

Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi

Master On Campus
24 months
Duration
22670 USD/year
22672 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master in Urban Planning and Development from Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi was developed by the Urban and Regional Planning Institute in Paris more than 25 years ago and is offered with the goal of educating the next generation of urban planners on how to address Abu Dhabi’s rapid urban growth and the need for effective planning.

Overview

The objective of this Master in Urban Planning and Development from Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi is to educate students about the role of planners and their ecological and socio-economic impact. Students will study the comprehensive policies and planning tools that affect the way urban planners strategically link the complex mapping requirements of cities and regions, including budget, legalities, availability of infrastructure and land, as well as aesthetic and visual choices.

Throughout their education, students will study comprehensive policies, planning tools, and technological advances including Geographic Information Systems, ways in which to maximise space and how to merge form with function. Students will also learn to organise metropolitan areas based on thematic and specialised specifications.

A number of key modules are taught throughout the programme, including UAE urban planning law, public space planning, real estate, tourism planning, transport, architecture, heritage and landscaping, amongst others.

Career

There are abundant rewarding career opportunities on a regional and global scale for graduates of the Urban and Regional Planning programme. Graduates enter promising careers with engineering and design consultancy firms, urban or rural developers, real estate agencies, government enterprises involved with urban affairs, environmental management, community development and research agencies amongst others.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History of Urban Planning
  • Architectural History
  • Urban Sociology
  • Urban Engineering
  • Urban Design
  • Politic and Urban Planning
  • Planning for Real
  • Transport and Urban Planning
  • Risks management and Urbanisation 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A recognised bachelor degree earned in a discipline appropriate for the prospective graduate degree. Sorbonne Abu Dhabi doesn’t normally accept average grades that are below 12/20 or 3.0/4.0 or equivalent for the first year (M1). Candidates are required to have a minimum average of 12/20 or 3.0 /4.0 or equivalent for admission to the M2 degree level
  • An English language proficiency (written and oral) test with a minimum EmSAT – English score of 1400 or a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (213 CBT, 79-80 iBT) or a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 or City & Guilds IESOL B2. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22670 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45341 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    22672 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 45344 USD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

AED 166,400

Funding

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Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Urban Planning and Development
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Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi

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