UCL (University College London)
Urban Development Planning
The normal minimum qualifications are a 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. A minimum of 6 months work experience is also recommended. Applicants who do not meet the minimum academic requirements may, in exceptional cases, be admitted to the programme if they are able to demonstrate considerable senior-level professional experience in planning or a related field and an ability to engage academically with the subject matter.
Core modules: The city and its relations (context, institutions and actors in urban development planning); urban development policy, planning and management (strategic action in theory and practice); practice in urban development planning.
Options: Adapting cities to climate change in the global south; an introduction to public economies and public policies; communication, technologies and social power; critical urbanism studio i (learning from informality): case studies and alternatives; critical urbanism studio ii (investigative design strategies for contested spaces); disaster risk reduction in cities; gender in policy and planning; management and planning for development; housing policy, programme and project alternatives; management and planning for development: international and national dimensions; managing the city economy; NGOs and social transformation; participatory processes: building for development; political economy of development; political economy of development (industrialisation and infrastructure); political economy of development (land, food and agriculture); post disaster recovery (policies, practices and alternatives); social diversity, inequality and poverty; social policy and citizenship; sustainable infrastructure and services in development.
Student performance is assessed through essays, coursework, team project reports, written examinations, the overseas field trip and a 10,000-word dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 12,840 per Year 1 (Wales)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 12,840 per Year 1 (England)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 20,740 per Year 1 (International)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 12,840 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2016||GBP 12,840 per Year 1 (Scotland)||1 years|
|MSc||Variable||September 2016||-||3 years|
|PgDip||Variable||September 2016||-||3 years|
|PgDip||Full-time||September 2016||-||9 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Bloomsbury Campus||Camden||WC1E 6BT||South East|
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