Masters in Urban Development in Middle East

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Urban Development

A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

Students who study urban development may be introduced to perspectives that come from a variety of different fields. These may include geography, public policy, urban planning, sociology, environmental studies, public service management and real estate.

From the Fertile Crescent to the birth of Judeo-Christian values, the Middle East is home to thousands of years of human history. As the study, students can get a deeply personal look at historic events and their modern day ramifications.

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Master of Architecture and Urban Studies

Ajman University
Campus Full time August 2018 United Arab Emirates Ajman

The mission of the program is to provide the community with qualified architects who can deal with the complex issues of the urban environment and cities. [+]

Masters in Urban Development in Middle East 2018. The mission of the program is to provide the community with qualified architects who can deal with the complex issues of the urban environment and cities. Objectives The objectives of the Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Studies are to: Enable graduates to evaluate and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of real-world design proposals for buildings and urban environments. Provide students with advanced skills and knowledge to manage and supervise the development and implementation of design and intervention proposals related to the urban environment. Provide in-depth knowledge of the main subject areas of the urban environment regarding the relationships between built form, space, culture, developmental processes and sustainability in its wide-ranging facets. Offer the ability to carry out independent study and research. Career Opportunities Graduates of the MSc. Program can work as designers and construction managers, decision makers for city planning, community agencies or governmental authorities. Graduates can also pursue their studies to gain PhD degree and join academic institutions. Graduation Requirements To be qualified for graduation, the student must: Complete the core and elective courses with at least a CGPA of 3.03.0. Pass the thesis examination with a minimum of 80 percent (B grade). Obtain an overall CGPA (thesis and courses) of at least 3.0 out of 4.0. Entry Requirements A Bachelor's degree in Architecture/ or Urban Planning or Civil Engineering, with minimum CGPA of 3.0 on 4.0 scale or equivalent. Evidence of proficiency in English: TOEFL score of at... [-]