About this Degree
Urban Economic Development MSc from University College London (UCL) is designed to train development practitioners to better understand the dynamics of the city economy and encourage them to develop their own theoretically-sound perspectives and world views on how to tackle urban challenges through state of the art research and creative policy formulation.
The programme is strongly interdisciplinary, attracting administrators, economists and politicians, as well as planners, architects, engineers, technologists and geographers who share common values around social equity, freedom and responsibility, prosperity and environmental sustainability.
Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits.
The programme consists of four compulsory modules (90 credits) plus optional modules to the value of 30 credits and a dissertation (60 credits).
Upon successful completion of 180 credits, you will be awarded a MSc in Urban Economic Development.
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.
- Cost-Benefit Analysis: Theory and Practice
- Managing the City Economy
- Practice in Urban Economic Development
- Public Economics and Public Policy
- Transforming Local Areas: Urban Design for Development
- Housing Policies: Practical Dimensions and Alternative Options
- Disaster Risk Reduction in Cities
- The City and its Relations
- Urban Development Policy, Planning and Management
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
- We recommend you apply as soon as possible. The programme may remain open if places are still available and will be closed as soon as it is full or by 30 June.
DisciplinesEconomics International Development Environmental Economics & Policy View 135 other Masters in Environmental Economics & Policy in United Kingdom
- The normal minimum qualification is an upper second-class Bachelor's degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.
- A second acceptable qualification is a degree of lower second-class Bachelor's standard, or an equivalent overseas qualification, in a subject appropriate to the programme, plus excellent work experience.
International26600 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 26600 GBP per year during 12 months.
National16500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16500 GBP per year during 12 months.
- UK: £8,250
- International: £13,300
Living costs for London
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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