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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.

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Top Master Programs in Urban Development in South Africa 2019/2020

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Master in Urban Studies

University of the Witwatersrand
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 2 years Request Info South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

The Master in Urban studies is a multi-disciplinary master degree, including courses in Planning, Political Studies, Sociology, and History. The degree is research-oriented and suited for students aiming at developing and consolidating their research skills, for careers involving research in academic, NGO, global institutions or government environments. Most lecturers involved have both a strong academic background and activist experience, and the degree focuses more specifically around issues of urban politics and governance, local democracy and justice, processes and politics of policy-making in Cities of the South.

Master of the Built Environment in the Field of Housing (MBE Housing)

University of the Witwatersrand
Campus Full-time Part-time 1 - 2 years February 2020 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

MBE Housing degree engages with housing issues from a multi-disciplinary, internationalist perspective. Its courses explore theoretical, conceptual, social, technical, managerial, legal, financial and planning aspects of housing both in policy and in practice. Through a substantial research component, students are given the opportunity to critically explore a particular aspect of their interest in housing.