Master's Degree in Urban and Regional Planning in Stockholm in Sweden

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Urban and Regional Planning

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

Urban and regional planning of land for the use of large groups of people is a field that requires one to have a great deal of knowledge. The most important subjects include planning, metropolitan development dynamics and implementation.  

Sweden (Sverige) is the largest of the Nordic countries, with a population of about 9.5 million. It borders Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark via the bridge of Öresund (Öresundsbron). Sweden has a strong tradition of being an open, yet discreet country.

Being the largest city in Sweden, Stockholm has over 1.3 million people in the urban area. The city comprises of several Islands and it is the capital city of Sweden. Stockholm has over 10 universities and colleges.

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Master in Sustainable Urban Transitions

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time September 2016 Sweden Stockholm

The processes of urban planning, design, transition and management are extremely complex and fraught with compound uncertainties. The Sustainable Urban Transitions Nordic Master's programme (SUT) provides integrated knowledge and skills for young professionals focusing on this highly relevant area. [+]

Master in Sustainable Urban TransitionsThe processes of urban planning, design, transition and management are extremely complex and fraught with compound uncertainties. The Sustainable Urban Transitions Nordic Master's programme (SUT) provides integrated knowledge and skills for young professionals focusing on this highly relevant area. Programme outlineThe Sustainable Urban Transitions Nordic Master's programme is a joint, two-year Master's programme offered by the Nordic Five Tech (N5T) – an alliance between the leading Nordic technical universities. This programme offers five tracks in total, one of which is the KTH track, Urban Regional Transitions, which is supplied jointly with Aalto University in Finland and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU).Since this programme results in a double degree, students should undertake their coursework at KTH and Aalto University or DTU respectively. Students who apply to the Sustainable Urban Transitions Master's programme at KTH will start their first year of studies on the Urban Regional Transitions track at KTH. Students with a Bachelor's degree in Architecture will continue to Aalto University to complete their second year of studies, while students with a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering will complete their second year at DTU.Degree projectThe degree project provides students with the opportunity to investigate a problem in-depth, under the supervision of experienced practitioners and researchers. Students conduct their degree project at the second year university, i.e. DTU or Aalto university, with a supervisor from DTU or Aalto University and a co-supervisor from KTH. The supervision from each of the two degree-awarding institutions involved in the programme ensures the integration of all programme components.Career prospectsThis programme reflects different ways of addressing critical challenges linked to urban transition. Career opportunities will thus be found in the public sector (agencies for urban/regional planning, management and governance), in development institutions (local and international) and in NGOs and consultancy firms active in the field of urban transition. As the programme is integrated into the research environments at the participating universities, it also provides a solid platform for pursuing an academic career.... [-]


Master in Sustainable Urban Planning and Design

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Campus Full time September 2016 Sweden Stockholm

The challenges of sustainable urban development call for professionals who can bridge disciplinary borders. Well qualified individuals with a holistic understanding of the various areas of this field will be able to successfully adapt design practices to the [+]

Master in Sustainable Urban Planning and DesignThe challenges of sustainable urban development call for professionals who can bridge disciplinary borders. Well qualified individuals with a holistic understanding of the various areas of this field will be able to successfully adapt design practices to the environmental conditions and societal needs of the future. This is a growing and highly relevant field, continually demanding new ideas and innovations from skilled graduates. Programme outlineThe programme brings together students of architecture, planning, civil engineering, natural and social sciences, who want to develop expertise for analysing, synthesising and co-ordinating complex planning and design tasks. Students will be equipped with professional tools that will allow them to serve as critical links –bringing different perspectives together in the process of planning and design for sustainable urban environments worldwide.The coursework encompasses a substantial share of studios and projects that aim to train the student’s practical skills and gain a better understanding of planning and design practice.The programme offers three key tracks of study:... [-]