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
More informationVisit official programme website
- Critical Urban Studies
- Planning, Welfare and business models in the Entrepreneurial City
- Culture, Politics and Planning
- Making Urban Studies
- Methods in Community Planning
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesArchitecture Public Administration Urban Planning View 4 other Masters in Architecture in Norway
- 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.
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
- semester fee of NOK 625 (57 EUR)
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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