Urban Conservation and Planning, M.Sc. | Yildiz Technical University | Istanbul, Turkey
M.Sc. On Campus

Urban Conservation and Planning

24 months
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The students who successfully complete the program are awarded the degree of Master of Science (M.S.) in M.Sc. Programme in Urban Conservation and Planning at Yildiz Technical University.


‘Urban Conservation and Planning’ M.Sc. program from Yildiz Technical University is designed to educate qualified professionals to conserve the physical and social cultural heritage of our country within the principles of sustainability both conceptual and implementational.  The Urban Conservation and Planning M.Sc. program is offering conceptual discussions such as:

  •  Examination of the problems occurred when the conservation concept and urban conservation areas encounter the process of urban growth and change within spatial, economic, social and legal dimensions
  • Examination of the places of urban conservation areas (old city centers) and their changing roles all over the world
  • Creating models by referring to these questions, as well as applied studies about the spatial problems and suggestions within an implementational perspective.

Occupational Profiles Of Graduates

Graduates of the M.Sc. program are generally employed in public and private firms and institutions. Some students also further their academic career by pursuing a Ph.D. degree in planning or related fields.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Design in the Historical Environment Principles and Methods
  • Methods and Techniques for Analysis, Planning and Management of Historic Environments
  • New Concepts and Approaches in Conservation of Cultural Heritage Areas
  • Society, Identity and Space
  • Basic Theories of Politics and Urban Conservation
  • Urban Pattern And Construction Typologies Analysis
  • Decision Support Systems in Urban Planning
  • Design Process from Industrial Revolution to Present
  • Urban Archaeology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


125 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
149 (quantitative)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To study in the graduate programs, the students are required to take an exam called “ALES” (Academic Personnel and Graduate Education Exam), which is also administered by ÖSYM, and submit this score with their application. GRE or GMAT can also be a substitute of ALES. The applicants have to meet additional program requirements defined by the universities.
  • In Turkey, the universities have the right to define the admission criteria themselves and these admission criteria have to be approved by Higher Education Council of Turkey (YÖK). 

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Istanbul

2000 - 3240 TRY /month
Living costs

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


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.

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