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Urban Development

Ryerson University

24 months
23795 CAD/year
10105 CAD/year
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This fully accredited Urban Development program at the Ryerson University combines holistic examination and analysis of economic, socio-cultural, political, ecological and spatial elements in reimagining our communities structured around the intertwined dimensions of urban culture and nature.


Students from the Urban Development program at the Ryerson University explicitly address the principles of inclusivity and sustainability in designing for development.

Research Areas

  • Active Transportation
  • Brownfields
  • Civic Technology
  • Climate Change
  • Ecological Design
  • Employment Lands
  • Ethnocultural Diversity
  • Housing Affordability
  • Municipal Finance
  • Urban Design

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Physical Planning and Design Fundamentals
  • Multicultural Cities and Planning Policies
  • Institutional and Legal Context of Planning
  • Finance and Local Governance
  • Advanced Research Methods and Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completion of a 4-year honours bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Minimum grade point average (GPA) or equivalent of 3.00/4.33 (B) in the last two years of study
  • Successful completion of a universitylevel course in statistics

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23795 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 23795 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    10105 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10105 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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