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Spatial Planning and Urban Project, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #353 (QS) ,
The Programme, shared by the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Architecture, both from the University of Porto, benefits from the sharing experience in previous years between the two institutions and aims to provide students a theoretical and practical experience for a deeper professional practice.

About

The Programme, shared by the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Architecture, both from the University of Porto, benefits from the sharing experience in previous years between the two institutions and aims to provide students a theoretical and practical experience for a deeper professional practice, beyond international borders, providing a variety of topics in the areas of planning, management and urban policy in medium and large agglomerations. Without losing its urban, suburban or interurban Portuguese context, the main themes offered by the Programme, will be guided to the international debate on the environmental, social and economic field. In this sense, the Programme will follow methods of studying and understanding national urban planning issues and, by analogy, distinguished international cases.

At a high scientific level, the course aims at his side specialization: to improve a professional training leading to the preparation of students as highly skilled technicians in the field of urban and environmental issues; to adjust the knowledge and training to the level of market requirements in specific work Portugal and the European Union; to promote in the academic or professional field advanced skills for technological progress, for social and cultural knowledge; to enlarge knowledge in the contemporary spatial dynamics area, and the theories and planning systems; to strengthen the capacity for critics, analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing new and complex ideas in the field of technical and scientific study; to assure the appropriate academic training requirements for the university teaching or researching career.

This programme is fully taught in English.

Programme Structure

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Detailed Programme Facts

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

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Please note: to apply for a cycle of studies conferring a Master's degree applicants must be holders of a Bachelor's degree or legal equivalent; holders of a foreign Higher Education degree conferred after a first cycle of studies structured in accordance with the Bologna Process;
  • holders of a foreign Higher Education degree that is recognized as meeting the objectives of a Bachelor's degree by the scientific committee or those with an academic, scientific or professional curriculum recognized as attesting to their ability to attend this cycle of studies.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1250 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Students from the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP) benefit from a 50% discount on the fee for international students.

Living costs for Porto

  • 556 - 870 EUR/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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