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Sustainable Urban Management

University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
29110 USD/year
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About

Welcome to the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. We are excited that you are considering applying for admission to the Master of Science in Sustainable Urban Management (MSSUM) program.

Overview

Overview

Increasingly, cities are where humans live in the 21st century. Globally, urban population growth is booming, and the worldwide need for professionals who can understand and manage cities has never been so high. Cities are both beacons of opportunity and advancement for much of the world's population, and the drivers of unsustainable lifestyles and practices that are depleting resources and degrading natural systems. The land use and energy needs of cities can have negative impacts on the natural environment at the same time that their density and quality of life are potential solutions to a host of environmental problems. The key is how growth and change are planned for and accommodated by urban management professionals.

Professionals who work for government agencies, the growing number of urban-based nonprofits, and engineering firms responsible for urban infrastructure are at the forefront of manage existing settlements and determining how cities areas can continue to accommodate urban growth in a way that balances the needs of economic development, environment protection and social inclusion. Through the Sustainable Urban Management at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, students will learn about the analytical and strategic skills essential for mid-career professionals who manage change in urban areas. This program provides urban professionals working in a variety of fields with the necessary knowledge and skills for understanding the multiplicity of inter-related urban systems and crafting the necessary policy interventions that facilitate the creation of sustainable, healthy, safe, and resilient communities. The degree is a one-year (nine month), full-time, in-residency degree for professionals who want to build their analytical skills as well as reflect on practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to City Planning
  • Urban Informatics I
  • Urban Sustainability
  • Race, Social Justice, and Cities
  • Cities in a Global Perspective

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

32 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

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.
79
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

  • Online Application
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Recommendations
  • Transcripts

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29110 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29110 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    29110 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29110 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    29110 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29110 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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