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and address contemporary challenges 

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Earn a Top-Ranked UK Postgraduate degree

and address contemporary challenges

Discover new career opportunities with
Urban Planning MSc

With up to 40% scholarships available

Discover new career opportunities with
Urban Planning MSc

Drawing upon the University's world leading expertise in Planning, Environmental Science, Public Health and Critical Urban Studies, the programme will provide the necessary understanding, skills and knowledge that planners in government, private enterprises, NGOs and communities will need to provide innovative solutions to complex issues that impact upon a diverse range of stakeholders.

The key areas of understanding and skills that students will develop during the programme include:

  • Challenges urban areas face in the delivery of sustainable, inclusive and healthy places and what measures can be put in place to mitigate these
  • Opportunities and threats posed to urban areas by globalising trends, new technologies and the rapid rate of societal change
  • Impact of urban growth on the natural environment such as atmospheric pollution, water quality, plastic pollution etc., and the various approaches that are under development to mitigate related pressures. Within this area as well an understanding of the approaches that urban areas are taking to ensure post-carbon futures
  • Changing living patterns in urban areas, the role and nature of migration, social polarisation, social disadvantage and spatial fragmentation, and how the needs of diverse communities can be met
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to earn your UK Master's Degree in Urban Planning

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Urban Planning MSc programme 
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Outstanding scholarships available for September 2022 intake

We have a number of outstanding scholarships available for 2022 entry. Our scholarship options are designed to benefit all our new students.
The teaching is based on world-leading research undertaken in the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, which the programme brings together to provide the skills and understandings that contemporary planners need.
Dubai is the ideal place to study Urban Planning given its proposed expansion under the Dubai 2040 Urban Masterplan – the key challenges that realising such growth in a sustainable manner are explored in-depth in the programme.
Brings together planning, critical urban studies, environmental science and environmental health to create a programme that confronts the major challenges that rapidly expanding urban areas must confront both now and in the future.
The programme will graduate contemporary planners who will be able to be articulate complex environmental urban problems to a broad range of end-users as well as being able to plan for their mediation
The programme will enable graduates to make genuine impacts on the environmental and sustainability issues that urban areas face – this will open up a wide range of career paths.

Why study this course?

Why study this course?

Join us in September 2022
to earn your Master’s Degree in Urban Planning

From a top-ranked British university 

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Academic City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

MSc Urban Planning

  • BEng Engineering (75% or 3.0/4.0 GPA)
  • No work experience is required
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