Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

Sustainable Urban Management

This programme is designed to equip future urban managers with a postgraduate qualification relevant to changing global circumstances; the aim is to equip students with the range of skills and capacity needed to deliver sustainable solutions in the modern urban environment across sectors and specialisms.

Entry requirements

For MSc level entry applicants must have a minimum of 2.2 Honours degree or equivalent academic qualification in cognate and semi-cognate subject area. For Postgraduate Diploma level entry applicants must have a 3rd Class Honours degree in a cognate or semi-cognate subject area plus 2 years of relevant experience at an appropriate level completed post qualification; cognate or semi-cognate ordinary degree plus 3-4 years of relevant experience at an appropriate level following graduation. If English is not the applicant's 1st language a minimum of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent is required with all elements passed at 6.0 or above.

Course modules

Core units: climate change, sustainability and adaptation; spatial planning; transport and environment; urban economy and property markets; international urban housing policy; urban infrastructure and resource management; dissertation. Optional units: low carbon buildings; sustainable development and design; social sustainability; integrated water resource management; people and organisational management; corporate social responsibility for the built environment; governance, participation and community planning.

Assessment methods

Dissertation.

Sponsorship information

A number of scholarships are available on a competitive basis.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Wales) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Wales) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (EU) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (EU) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (England) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (International) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Northern Ireland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Scotland) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (EU) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (Wales) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (England) 2 years
PgDip Distance learning September 2016 GBP 1,162 per Module (International) 2 years
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (EU) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (England) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,800 per Year 1 (International) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Scotland) 9 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,100 per Year 1 (Wales) 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (International) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (EU) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (England) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 6,700 per Year 1 (International) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 2,690 per Year 1 (Scotland) 21 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 GBP 3,180 per Year 1 (Wales) 21 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Virtual Learning Environment
Edinburgh Campus Edinburgh EH14 4AS Scotland

Get in touch

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Administrator, School of the Built Environment
Telephone number: 
0131 4514650