MASTERSTUDIES

21 Master of Science Programs in Urban and Regional Planning

A Master of Science (MSc) in Urban and Regional Planning is a post-graduate or post-professional degree that is often offered through architectural universities. It is a great option for people interested in a planning or policy career that focuses on urban spaces.

Many people may wonder, “What is an MSc in Urban and Regional Planning?” This degree is often research-centered and draws on many disciplines to prepare students for a career in urban and regional planning. The curriculum will vary from school to school, but it will often focus on the social, economic, and/or physical environments that make up urban and regional spaces. Coursework may be both technical and theoretical in nature. It may draw on topics in planning methods, history, finance, law, theory, and political and commercial processes.

There are many benefits of completing an MSc degree. Students are able to expand on their earlier education, which will open the door to many new options. This will provide maximum job flexibility as they move forward through their careers.

The cost of an MSc in Urban and Regional Planning will vary significantly. Location, choice of school, program requirements, and length of study will all impact the total cost.

Graduates can look forward to a varied career that may focus on a range of skills and topics. Jobs may focus on policy and strategic planning, research and analysis, policy implementation and management, architecture, and urban design. Professionals apply their skills to a variety of purposes. These may include historical preservation plans, neighborhood plans, regulatory strategies, sustainable development, or large-scale urban plans. There are also many types of employers who hire planners, from municipalities and government entities to private architecture and planning firms.

 

With so many advantages to obtaining this degree, interested students should get started on completing their education right away.  The first step is to research programs and apply online. Fortunately, the process can be convenient and relatively hassle-free. Our program listing and lead form are great resources to get you started. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

21 Results in Urban and Regional Planning Filter

Master in Urban Studies and Planning

University of Helsinki
MSc
Aug 2021
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2 years
15 Jan 2021
English
Campus

The Master’s Programme in Urban Studies and Planning (USP) prepares students to excel as professionals capable of understanding and addressing complex urban development challe ...

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MSc in Environmental and Infrastructure Planning

University of Groningen
MSc
01 Sep 2021
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Full-time
01 May 2021
English
Campus

The MSc in Environmental and Infrastructure Planning is the best Planning master in the Netherlands, according to the yearly Elsevier magazine survey. During the program, you ...

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Master of Science in Urban Studies (4CITIES)

Vrije Universiteit Brussel
MSc
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2 years
English
Campus

The Master in Urban Studies (4CITIES) is a unique two-year interdisciplinary and international programme. 4CITIES takes students to Brussels, Copenhagen, Vienna, Madrid and a ...

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MSc in Environmental Economics and Urban Planning

Tufts University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
MSc
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2 years
English
Campus

In the Environmental Economics and Urban Planning Interdisciplinary Degree Program, you will combine economic analyses with the tools of a professional planner to approach rea ...

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MSc Urban Planning (Specialisation in Urban Design)

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
MSc
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18 months
English
Campus

The MSc Urban Planning (specialisation in Urban Design) programme allows you to engage in the complex issues of urban space production in the dynamic Chinese context.

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Master of Science Urban Agriculture and Green Cities

UniLaSalle
MSc
01 Oct 2020
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Full-time
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18 months
27 Sep 2020
English
Campus

The MSc in Urban Agriculture and Green Cities aims to train future managers in urban agricultural and horticultural jobs according to an innovative and broad-based approach to ...

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M.Sc. Architecture and Urban Planning - Architecture for Society of Knowledge

Warsaw University of Technology
MSc
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4 semesters
English
Campus

Architecture for Society of Knowledge is a new professional program focused on the digital design and crucial aspects of architecture and urban planning. The duration of the p ...

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MSc in Urbanism

Amsterdam University of the Arts - Academy of Architecture
MSc
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4 years
English
Campus

Cities are an inexhaustible source of inspiration and fascination, made by human hands. During the Master in Urbanism at the Amsterdam Academy of Architecture, you will learn ...

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MSc in Strategic Urban and Regional Planning

Linköping University
MSc
Sep 2020
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Full-time
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4 semesters
English
Campus

Our cities and regions are currently facing fundamental challenges related to climate change, globalization, urbanization, digitalization, and social inequality. Strategic urb ...

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MSc in City Planning and Design

QUB Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS)
MSc
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Full-time
English
Campus

In practice, there is a common tension between those developing and interpreting planning policy on the one hand, and the designers of cities on the other. This programme brin ...

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Master in Urbanism Studies

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
MSc
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Full-time
English
Campus

This one-year master’s programme is aimed at graduates from the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, urban design and city planning who are specifically concerned w ...

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Master of Science in Spatial Planning and Transportation Engineering (ENG)

Aalto University
MSc
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2 years
English
Campus

Making smarter and more liveable cities requires new skills that integrate land use and transportation. The Master's Programme in Spatial Planning and Transportation Engineeri ...

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Master of Urbanism, Landscape and Planning (Leuven)

KU Leuven
MSc
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2 years
English
Campus

Cities and settlements are under extreme pressure. Social and environmental inequity is sharply on the rise. Urbanism, spatial planning and intervention in landscape systems a ...

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Master in City and Technology

Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia - IAAC
MSc
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Full-time
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9&nbsp;-&nbsp;18 months
English
Campus

The Master in City & Technology (MaCT) is a unique programme which is orientated towards training change makers that city administrations, governments, industries, and com ...

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Public and Urban Policy (MS)

The New School
MSc
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16&nbsp;-&nbsp;42 months
English
Campus

The New School's Master of Science in Public and Urban Policy challenges you to develop innovative solutions for the world’s thorniest challenges, which are increasingly urban ...

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