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Urban Planning and Policy

American University of Beirut

12 months
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902 USD/credit 27060 USD/year
902 USD/credit 27060 USD/year
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About

The Masters in Urban Planning and Policy program at American University of Beirut aims to prepare highly qualified, wellrounded professionals who are able to address the multi-faceted issues of urban planning and policymaking in today’s urban environments in Lebanon and the region.

Overview

The Urban Planning and Policy program at American University of Beirut is designed to provide a broad professional education in urban planning. Emphasis is placed on the development of multi-disciplinary analytical skills necessary to address contemporary urbanization as well as the mastery of the tools and approaches adopted in the contemporary practice of urban planning and policymaking. 

Learning outcomes

The program guides students in defining a specific area of expertise within the wider practice of urban planning and in locating their expertise in relation to other professions of the city. The program welcomes university graduates with professional degrees and/or degrees in the social sciences and prepares them to occupy leading professional roles in the public, private, and non-profit sectors.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Planning Theory and Policy
  • One Concentration Area Elective
  • Urbanism
  • Research Methods
  • One Concentration Area Elective
  • City Debates Seminar
  • Planning and Design Workshop
  • One Concentration Area Elective
  • Comprehensive Exams in the Field
  • Urban Planning Thesis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official university transcript(s) – All levels 
  • Graduate Application (apply online)
  • Two recommendation letters 
  • English Language Proficiency Requirements (ELPR) (upon admission)
  • GMAT is required for the MBA program.  GRE is required for some majors at the Faculty of Arts and Sciences as detailed at:
  • Application fees ($50 or L.L.75,000)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 902 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    27060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 902 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Beirut

750 - 1600 USD /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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