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Nordic Urban Planning

UIT the Arctic University of Norway

M.Sc.
24 months
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About

The Master in Nordic Urban Planning at UIT the Arctic University of Norway has recently become the focus of intensified interest from urbanists worldwide who are seeking to learn from innovative approaches to sustainability, liveability, mobility, ‘smart’ cities, empowerment, welfare and more.

Overview

This Master in Nordic Urban Planning at UIT the Arctic University of Norway provides a unique opportunity to study such approaches to planning cities and urban life in a global context with leading researchers from the universities of Roskilde (Denmark), Malmö (Sweden) and Tromsø (The Arctic University of Norway).

By moving between three universities and countries, you will develop international and interdisciplinary perspectives on urban planning and development. You will also become skilled at working collaboratively and imaginatively with diverse communities, organisations, companies and municipalities.

Through conducting your own research in groups and individually, you will become experienced in qualitative and creative methods as well as techniques of spatial visualisation and geographical information systems. You will further gain first-hand insights into planning problems and potential solutions.

Graduates will be attractive for businesses, public authorities and organisations working nationally and internationally with cities, regions and urban life, including as:

• Project leaders and entrepreneurs in urban consultancies

• Managers, facilitators and coordinators of city development in international planning, design and consultancy companies

• Urban planners and social innovators for international organizations and NGOs

• Urban planners for local, regional and national public authorities and municipalities

• Advisory positions in public and private sector working to build urban futures

• Research positions, including within universities

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Critical Urban Studies
  • Planning, Welfare and business models in the Entrepreneurial City
  • Culture, Politics and Planning
  • Making Urban Studies
  • Methods in Community Planning 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

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.
Required

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.
85
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

  • Students must document at least a bachelor’s degree (180 ECTS), or an equivalent qualification, with a specialization of 80 ECTS within social sciences. For students with a Danish bachelor's degree, the curriculum contains a list of the qualifying bachelor programmes. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • semester fee of NOK 625 (57 EUR) 

Funding

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