M.A. On Campus

Urban Management

City University of Hong Kong

12 months
579 USD/credit 17370 USD/year
579 USD/credit 17370 USD/year
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This Urban Management program at City University of Hong Kong aims to prepare students with the theoretical and methodological foundations in becoming an urban professional.


The Urban Management program at City University of Hong Kong will equip students with the active attitude as well as the knowledge, analytic approaches and learning skills in understanding and critically evaluating the theories and practices of the management of large cities both in the Region and internationally.

On completion of the master in urban management, graduates will be able to:

  • recognise the major theoretical approaches to urban policy and practices of urban management in the Region and beyond;
  • apply the analytic and research skills acquired in the programme in devising new understanding of the practices of urban management;
  • conduct independent interrogation of practices in urban management and generate innovative solutions in improving practices;
  • identify and reflect the social and cultural norms and dimensions of urban management practices across countries; and
  • present their ideas clearly and systematically, both in verbal and written forms.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding the Modern Metropolis
  • Urban Development and Sustainable Cities
  • Urban Finance and Budgeting
  • Urban Life and Culture
  • The Asian Metropolis: Issues in Urban Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are processed on a rolling basis. Review of applications will start before the deadline and continue until all places are filled. 


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

To be eligible for admission to the Master in Urban Management programme, an applicant must satisfy the General Entrance requirements:

  • Hold a recognized bachelor’s degree of one of the universities in Hong Kong or from any overseas institutions recognized for this purpose by the University; or
  • Hold such other qualifications as deemed acceptable by the University as equivalent to the above.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 579 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    17370 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 579 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • HK$4,500 per credit

Living costs for Hong Kong

13720 - 23419 HKD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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