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Distance learning Masters Programs in Urban Development in Europe 2020

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 program in urban development prepares students to analyze and plan city spaces and neighborhoods. Programs may focus on urban environment and climate change, urban land governance, urban strategies and planning, and managing and financing urban infrastructure.

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4 Results in Urban Development, Europe, Distance learning

Zigurat Global Institute of Technology

The Master is designed under the framework of the Smart City concept, in order to provide the participant with a multidisciplinary approach, taking into account the emerg ... [+]

The Master is designed under the framework of the Smart City concept, in order to provide the participant with a multidisciplinary approach, taking into account the emerging technological tools in the different urban contexts.

We train students to become a Smart City Manager, who will lead Smart Cities departments, with the aim of providing coherence to all the initiatives and projects of a city, from a smart and sustainable approach.

Today, 55% of the world's population lives in urban areas and it is projected that by 2050 this figure will increase by up to 68%

In this context, the sustainable development of cities is more relevant than ever. The new urban models must be conceived from a more respectful and sensitive perspective with the citizens and the planet.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
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1 year

The Master aims to facilitate the practical application of the subjects taught. This is why we are currently collaborating in two different urban environments. Miranda de ... [+]

URBAN REGENERATION, REHABILITATION AND DESIGN. DATES: Free and Customized. Recommendation: 9 months (October-June) MODALITY: ONLINE CREDITS: 60


The Master is born from the requirement to train professionals with an innovative profile, specialized in the management and development of the aspects that have characterized the citizen and urban contesto in recent years.

We believe that we can create a new professionalism capable of planning and managing urban and rural environments through new technologies, new sustainable and intelligent management systems and above all respect for a safe, healthy and sustainable HABITAT.


Graduates who are interested in forming their professionalism in the regeneration and management of the urban and citizen system, with special interest in citizen collaboration, sustainable rehabilitation and design as engines of regeneration.... [-]

Spain Salamanca
September 2020
9 months
Centre for Alternative Technology

The MSc in Sustainability and Adaptation in the Built Environment (SABE) focuses on sustainable building and environmental ... [+]

Masters in Environmental Building

Climate change poses two key challenges to modern architecture: how can buildings be made sustainable, and how can they be designed to take account of the effects of climate change? This masters degree faces these challenges through a unique combination of academic study with hands-on practical work, giving you the knowledge, skills and experience you need to develop an environmental career in the built environment sector.

The course uses the concepts of sustainability and adaptation transformation to frame an understanding of the built environment at the community and individual buildings level. Key building issues covered by the course include energy management and low energy design, sustainable materials, environmental performance assessment and energy provision. Students may further pursue interests in urban design, communities, ecology, water, ecological sanitation, politics and economics.... [-]

United Kingdom Machynlleth
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1 - 2 years

Form yourself with Structuralia , the leading training school in the Spanish-speaking world in the sectors of Construction, Infrastructure, Energy and Engineering. ... [+]


Module 1 Smart cities

1.1 Smart cities1.2 Sustainability1.3 Opportunities and weaknesses1.4 Management of a Smart City1.5 Integrative information platform1.6 Urban indicators1.7 Open data

Module 2. Local government

2.1 Operation of local government2.2 Opportunities and weaknesses2.3 Methods of financing city projects

Module 3. Environment and ICT

3.1 Introduction: Environmental management, climate change and ICT3.2 Environmental and climate change challenges at the urban level3.3 ICTs for urban environmental quality management - PART 13.4 ICTs for urban environmental quality management - PART 23.5 Climate change and city 10.9 Shared mobility3.6 ICTs for climate change mitigation in cities3.7 ICTs for adaptation to climate change in cities3.8 Autonomous vehicles3.6 Climate innovation for Smart Cities... [-]
Spain Spain Online
February 2020
1 year