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Sustainable Urban Management

Heriot-Watt University

M.Sc. Online
36 months
Duration
1400 GBP/module
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About

The Sustainable Urban Management programme at Heriot-Watt University is designed to equip urban managers and leaders with an academically rigorous and professionally relevant postgraduate qualification relating to changing global circumstances.

Overview

Over half of the world’s population now lives in urban areas and the sustainable development of our cities poses key challenges for urban management. There is a need to deliver sustainability while ensuring managed urban environments can adapt to a changing climate and changing economic and social conditions.

This course represents a new type of degree, focusing on analyzing the issues of, and the tools used to address and deliver, sustainable development across the globe, from the scale of the building right up to the regional and national scale.

The Sustainable Urban Management programme at Heriot-Watt University is mainly designed both for those looking to begin a career in sustainable development, urban management and the built environment, and those with existing qualifications and relevant professional backgrounds who wish to improve their knowledge of sustainable development.

Career

Graduates are quickly able to make a positive and effective contribution to their working environment. Recent graduates have gone on to work in private sector real estate development and management; private or public sector urban systems management; urban planning and development; and third sector global development organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Climate Change, Sustainability and Adaptation
  • Spatial Planning
  • Technical Networks and Urban Resilience
  • Urban Economy and Property Markets
  • Environmental Planning
  • UK and International Housing Policy

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

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

  • Minimum of 2:2 honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in cognate and semi-cognate subject area. 
  • For PG conversion courses, non-cognate degrees will be considered.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1400 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1400 GBP per module and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1400 GBP/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1400 GBP per module and a duration of 36 months.

Students pay £1400 per course and £1800 for the Dissertation. 

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Sustainable Urban Management
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