A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.
Students who study urban development may learn how to analyze urban policies and develop neighborhood action plans. Programs may focus on themes such as urban housing, financing urban infrastructure, land development, integrated planning and urban environmental management.
Estonia is among other things known for its forests (they make up almost half of the territory) and for being the only country in Europe with almost total 4G network coverage. Estonia provides high-level and internationally recognized education, and many universities in the country offer degree programs in English.
Tallinn is the capital city of Estonia and the largest in the country. It has over 400,000 residents. Tallinn city has 2 major universities and over 5 minor institutions of higher learning and sciences.
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The program is situated at the trans-disciplinary crossroad of architecture, urban planning and design, art history and theory, critical geography, sociology, ethnography, and related disciplines. [+]
As events and transformations of the recent decades have forcefully shown, the urban question permeates all major social, economic and political developments of today. The two-year Master’s program in Urban Studies critically engages with the wide-ranging manifestation of contemporary urbanity. What shapes have the processes of urbanization assumed today? How are urban spaces produced?
The program foregrounds the unitary perspective of the city as a physical space, a social space and a space of design. It combines rigorous academic research with intensive fieldwork. The program is situated at the trans-disciplinary crossroad of urban studies, urbanism, and urban planning, architecture theory, sociology, urban ethnography, and geography. Our students have academic backgrounds in architecture, social sciences or humanities. Integrating critical interrogation and experimental practice, the program has a triple focus on social uses, spatial programs, and urban forms.... [-]