Master's Degree in Urban Development in Tomar in Portugal

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Urban Development

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

A Master’s degree in Urban Development will teach students the socio-cultural, economical, political and ecological factors related to the study of examination and analysis of urban areas. Graduates will be knowledgeable in the tools and techniques related to the design and development of contemporary cities and regions.

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Master in Urban Rehabilitation

Polytechnic Institute of Tomar
Campus Full time 4 semesters October 2016 Portugal Tomar

This master's degree was designed so as to develop skills in the following technical-scientific areas. [+]

Masters in Urban Development in Tomar in Portugal. Provide a solid scientific, technological and social learning, supported by a programme and courses that includes contact with real situations and laboratories experiences. This cycle of studies is based on the development of a diverse set of skills and competencies that permits excellent career opportunities and pursue postgraduate studies. Objectives This course of study includes: A master's program organised into modules corresponding to 75 ECTS credits; An original project or a professional internship including final report corresponding to 45 ECTS credits. This master's degree was designed so as to develop skills in the following technical-scientific areas: Building (40 compulsory ECTS credits); Structures (10 compulsory ECTS credits); Infrastructures (25 compulsory ECTS credits) Students can choose to undertake a project or internship in one of the technical-scientific areas earning the respective credits. Professional Goals Graduates from the master's degree in Urban Rehabilitation are expected to perform as: Site managers Work supervisors Middle managers in public and private companies Construction designers or consultants Promoters Qualification Requirements The master's degrees are regulated by Portuguese Law and applicable program regulations established by the School of Technology-IPT. Graduation requirements Completion of the programme requires a pass in all its constituent course units including public defence of the final project or internship report in order to accumulate 120 ECTS credits. Recognition of prior learning Allocation of credits to individuals holding a licenciado degree in electronics engineering or similar programs prior to the Bologna process with a duration equivalent to 300 ECTS credits (5 years of study) is formally analysed on a case-to-case basis. [-]