Find Masters Programs in Urban and Regional Planning in South Africa 2019/2020
A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.
Urban and regional planning is the practice of crafting designs and proposals for the development of a particular piece of land to be used by people, whether it is on a regional, urban or industrial level.
Top Master Programs in Urban and Regional Planning in South Africa 2019/2020
The Master in Urban studies is a multi-disciplinary master degree, including courses in Planning, Political Studies, Sociology, and History. The degree is research-orient
Applications for 2017 are now closed 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.
Benefits of the programme
A multidisciplinary training to approach complex objects such as cities and urban dynamics
A strong research training, with an orientation towards topical political issues for cities of the South / South African cities
Curriculum Outline/Modules taught
Cities of the South
Community Participation in Urban Governance: theories, discourses, and practices
Research Methods & Computer-based graphic skills
Elective: Social Movements State and Violence; The Making of Urban South Africa; Municipal Planning; Housing Theories, Policies, and Practices.