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Urban Development Planning

University College London (UCL)

12 months
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25800 GBP/year
16000 GBP/year
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About

The MSc Urban Development Planning from University College London (UCL) explores planning theories and international practices in urban development policy, planning and management that address contemporary spatial, socio-economic and political transformations in cities of the Global South.

Overview

About this Degree

This MSc Urban Development Planning from University College London (UCL) aims to equip participants to work effectively as development planners / practitioners in urban contexts through imparting a deeper understanding of the processes that generate urban change. The programme aims to enhance participants' diagnostic and strategic capacities to respond to such change within the framework of socially just urban governance.

Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits.

The programme consists of three compulsory modules (90 credits), either one or two optional modules (30 credits) and a dissertation (60 credits).

Upon successful completion of 180 credits, you will be awarded a MSc in Urban Development Planning.

Please note that the list of modules given here is indicative. This information is published a long time in advance of enrolment and module content and availability is subject to change.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • The City and its Relations: Context, Institutions and Actors in Urban Development Planning
  • Urban Development Policy, Planning and Management: Strategic Action in Theory and Practice
  • Practice in Urban Development Planning
  • Adapting Cities to Climate Change in the Global South
  • Critical Urbanism Studio - Learning from Informality: Case studies and alternatives
  • Critical Urbanism Studio - Investigative Design Strategies for Contested Spaces
  • Disaster Risk Reduction in Cities
  • Food and the City

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The normal minimum qualifications are a second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. A minimum of six months work experience is also recommended.
  • Applicants who do not meet the minimum academic requirements may, in exceptional cases, be admitted to the programme if they are able to demonstrate considerable senior-level professional experience in planning or a related field and an ability to engage academically with the subject matter.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25800 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    16000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16000 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part time

  • UK: £8,000
  • International: £12,900

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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