46 Masters Programs in Urban Development 2020

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.A Master’s degree in Urban Development will teach students the socio-cultural, economical, political and ecological factors related to the study of examination and analysis of urba… Read more

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.

A Master’s degree in Urban Development will teach students the socio-cultural, economical, political and ecological factors related to the study of examination and analysis of urban areas. Graduates will be knowledgeable in the tools and techniques related to the design and development of contemporary cities and regions.

Masters Program in Urban Development

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Harbour Space
Barcelona, Spain

We live in a world of cities, and our planet is increasingly urban. Cities are the new engines of the global economy, and at the same time, they can be the main actors to face ... +

We live in a world of cities, and our planet is increasingly urban. Cities are the new engines of the global economy, and at the same time, they can be the main actors to face the challenges of climate change and fight against inequality and poverty. If in the past we lived through stages in which the world was organized by empires and then by nation-states, in the future we will live increasingly in a world of cities, in a world of SuperCities. -
Master
Full-time
English
Campus
 
TU Berlin Campus El Gouna
Berlin, Germany +1 More

Urban growth is extensively transforming the face of the planet. For the first time in human history, more than half of the world's population now lives in towns and cities.

Urban growth is extensively transforming the face of the planet. For the first time in human history, more than half of the world's population now lives in towns and cities. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
October 2020
Campus
 
Boston University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Boston, USA

The Preservation Studies Program trains students for productive careers working in historic preservation and the stewardship of cultural resources and heritage. Boston and New ... +

The Preservation Studies Program trains students for productive careers working in historic preservation and the stewardship of cultural resources and heritage. Boston and New England have historically stood out as leaders of the national historic preservation movement. Drawing upon the traditions of its vibrant preservation locality, Boston University itself has a long history of inventively recycling historic buildings to house its students and faculty; the University was founded in 1869 in two adaptively reused Beacon Hill townhouses adjacent to the Boston Athenaeum and Charles Bulfinch’s Massachusetts State Capitol. In 1883 Boston University moved its College of Liberal Studies into an adaptively reused Baptist Church on Somerset Street. -
MA
Full-time
3 semesters
English
January 2020
Campus
 
KU Leuven: Faculty of Engineering Science
Leuven, Belgium

The Master in Human Settlements addresses rapid urbanization in the developing world and contemporary urban transformations within the scope of sustainable development. The pr ... +

The Master in Human Settlements addresses rapid urbanization in the developing world and contemporary urban transformations within the scope of sustainable development. The program aims to provide insight into the problems of human settlements as related to rapid change and to the interaction between modernity and tradition, formal and informal city-making. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Goldsmiths, University of London
London, United Kingdom

The MA Cities and Society is a research and training programme designed to identify the constraints, injustices and potentials of cities and urban processes. The degree brings ... +

The MA Cities and Society is a research and training programme designed to identify the constraints, injustices and potentials of cities and urban processes. The degree brings together social analysis, activism, and inventive research methods to critically engage with various dimensions of urban work – from policy-making, research and cultural interventions, to the management of social programmes and institutions. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
January 2020
Campus
 
Linköping University
Linköping, Sweden

Our cities and regions are currently facing fundamental challenges related to climate change, globalization, urbanization, digitalization, and social inequality. Strategic urb ... +

Our cities and regions are currently facing fundamental challenges related to climate change, globalization, urbanization, digitalization, and social inequality. Strategic urban and regional planning is one of the most powerful local instruments to (re)shape long-term urban and regional development and create sustainable cities and regions of tomorrow. -
MSc
Full-time
4 semesters
English
September 2020
15 Jan 2020
Campus
 
Fontys University of Applied Sciences
Tilburg, Netherlands

The urban designer's core competence is the ability to design spatial conditions facilitating diverse and dynamic urban programs and urban conditions with respect for the soci ... +

The urban designer's core competence is the ability to design spatial conditions facilitating diverse and dynamic urban programs and urban conditions with respect for the social, ecological and economic values of the site and society. -
MSc
Part-time
48 months
English
September 2020
Campus
 
University of San Francisco - College of Arts & Sciences
San Francisco, USA

Economic, social and demographic forces are shaping and re-shaping the world’s urban spaces in this age of cities. The urban growth of the world’s physical and social environm ... +

Economic, social and demographic forces are shaping and re-shaping the world’s urban spaces in this age of cities. The urban growth of the world’s physical and social environments present the 21st Century world with evolving patterns, problems and opportunities. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
University of Miami: School of Architecture
Miami, USA

The Master of Real Estate Development + Urbanism is an interdisciplinary one-year graduate program that combines the strengths of the University of Miami’s Schools of Architec ... +

The Master of Real Estate Development + Urbanism is an interdisciplinary one-year graduate program that combines the strengths of the University of Miami’s Schools of Architecture, Business Administration, and Law to create a world-class program that blends the fundamentals of real estate development with livable community planning and design. The MRED+U program is 36 credits. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
3 semesters
English
August 2020
01 Jun 2020
Campus
 
Royal College of Art
London, United Kingdom

Harness new social, technical and spatial innovations to generate alternative forms of urban life.

Harness new social, technical and spatial innovations to generate alternative forms of urban life. -
MA
Full-time
15 months
English
September 2020
Campus
 
Malmö University
Malmö, Sweden

The programme engages with current intellectual and political concerns about urbanisation and urban spaces from international and interdisciplinary perspectives. Situated in c ... +

The programme engages with current intellectual and political concerns about urbanisation and urban spaces from international and interdisciplinary perspectives. Situated in core debates around these issues, the programme responds to current demands for training informed urban researchers and practitioners able to address urban challenges and potentials. It has a strong research basis and courses provide a number of novel and exciting dimensions. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
31 Aug 2020
Campus
 
Estonian Academy of Arts
Tallinn, Estonia

The program is situated at the trans-disciplinary crossroad of architecture, urban planning and design, art history and theory, critical geography, sociology, ethnography, and ... +

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. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
01 Feb 2020
29 Feb 2020
Campus
 
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Brussels, Belgium

The Vrije Universiteit Brussel offers the Master of Photonics Science and Engineering jointly with Ghent University (UGent). The aim of this master programme is to educate you ... +

The Vrije Universiteit Brussel offers the Master of Photonics Science and Engineering jointly with Ghent University (UGent). The aim of this master programme is to educate you to become an engineer and scientist with a solid knowledge in photonics and the ability to apply theory into design, realisation and management of photonic systems. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
21 Sep 2020
01 Mar 2020
Campus
 
Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia - IAAC
Barcelona, Spain

The Master in City & Technology (MaCT) is a unique programme which is orientated towards training change makers that city administrations, governments, industries, and com ... +

The Master in City & Technology (MaCT) is a unique programme which is orientated towards training change makers that city administrations, governments, industries, and communities need, in order to develop projects for the transformation of our cities in the era of big data. -
MSc
Full-time
9 months
English
Campus
 
Utrecht University
Utrecht, Netherlands

In Urban and Economic Geography, you will study the reasons behind the diverse developments in the globalized and urbanized world, and you will learn to translate up-to-date t ... +

In Urban and Economic Geography, you will study the reasons behind the diverse developments in the globalized and urbanized world, and you will learn to translate up-to-date theoretical and methodological developments into empirical research. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus