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Nordic Urban Planning Studies, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #1041 (BCR) Malmö, Sweden
The MSS in Nordic Urban Planning Studies from Malmö University studies Nordic urban planning in a global context and its distinctive perspectives to urban sustainability, liveability, mobility, ‘smart’ cities, welfare, citizen empowerment and more
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Overview

The MSS in Nordic Urban Planning Studies from Malmö University is a flexible, two-year programme that combines core training across the three universities with opportunities to specialise at each. Recognising that sustainable solutions for major future challenges cannot be solved with one professionalism alone, the programme takes an interdisciplinary approach that equips you to solve real-life complex problems through group and individual research projects.

Distinctive features of the programme include:

  • drawing on the distinctive research and teaching strengths of the three universities, while allowing immersion in a wide range of cities and planning cases;
  • developing skills in working collaboratively and imaginatively with other students as well as with diverse communities, organisations, companies and municipalities;
  • offering flexibility by combining core training with opportunities to specialise, including in terms of where to research your thesis;
  • providing training in appropriate theories and qualitative methods as well as techniques of spatial visualisation and geographical information systems, including through a field course on Arctic cities and their planning; and
  • emphasising creative and experimental methods as well as problem-oriented project work for addressing planning issues. 

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Critical Urban Studies
  • Planning, Welfare and Business Models in the Entrepreneurial City.
  • Approaches to Urban Planning
  • Project: Urban Planning in a Welfare Context 
  • Geographical Information Systems 
  • Methods in Community Planning 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Application deadline: March 1 – if you are a non-EU/EEA citizen that is not required to pay tuition fees

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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    6.5

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    83

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    560

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General Requirements

  • You must have completed a bachelor’s degree relevant for the specific master’s programme. The Admissions Office will assess if the academic content of your educational background gives you the necessary qualifications required for admission to a specific master’s programme. This is based on an individual, academic assessment. 
  • If you lack essential qualifications that amount to no more than 30 ECTS points in order to fulfil the specific admission requirements, you may be offered admission on the condition that you complete prerequisite studies first.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8700 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8700 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Malmö

  • 7318 - 11470 SEK/month
    Living Costs

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