Strategic Urban Planning & Policies

Managing Socio-Spatial Dynamics for Sustainable Cities

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This programme focuses on how urban planning and policies respond to urban dynamics and how different stakeholders are engaged in co-creating a commonly envisioned urban development.

Key Facts & Figures

Type
Master
Degree
MSc
Mode of study
Full-time
Instruction language
English
Duration
12 months
Study points (EC)
60
Start date
September
Application Deadline (EEA)
1 July
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The study programme in a nutshell

Cities are complex, dynamic systems influenced by a myriad of stakeholders. Strategic planning is an approach that seeks to guide instead of control urban development. Urban planning requires more flexible approaches that recognise the complexity of cities, embrace urban sustainability and the open-ended aspects of urban development processes, acknowledge stakeholders’ needs, and balance specific and shared interests. This programme will give you the qualifications to become an urban professional specialising in strategic urban planning and policy analysis. 

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Career opportunities after graduation

Graduates will learn to assess socio-spatial dynamics in a city, identify and engage with stakeholders in a collaborative planning process, and develop creative solutions for complex urban problems.

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