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About

Urban Ecological Planning (UEP) is a practice based program at Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) that enables students to develop skills and knowledge to address complex urban issues in rapidly changing social, cultural, political and environmental contexts. 

Overview

The program stresses on an integrated approach to strategic spatial change, with a specific focus on participatory, inclusive and developmental planning practice.

The Urban Ecological Planning programme from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) provides a strong link to practice and seeks to challenge urban practitioners from all backgrounds, with an underpinning ethos that the best approaches begin with people themselves.

Job prospects

  • Past students are currently successfully placed in various profiles across the globe. 
  • Many go on to become development professionals both in NGOs and government service, while others pursue careers in academia and the private sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Urban Informality: Project Course
  • Methods and Reflections for Studying Urban Informality
  • Current Challenges in Urban Practice
  • Local Development Planning (Site Planning)
  • Integrated Land Use and Transportation Planning
  • Urban Contingency Practice and Planning

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first degree (a bachelor's degree) in a relevant field.
  • English proficiency.
  • Excellent academic performance: A minimum requirement for admission to all programmes is the grade C or better on the ECTS scale. Note that admission is highly competitive. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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  • EU/EEA

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  • There are no tuition fees at NTNU.  

Living costs for Trondheim

10387 - 16650 NOK /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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