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Master's in Sustainable Urban Planning and Design

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Stockholm
English
Fall 2020
310,000 SEK
KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Program description

Master's Program in Sustainable Urban Planning and Design

The master’s Program in Sustainable Urban Planning and Design focuses on the interrelationship between the built environment and social, economic and institutional forces. The Program provides professionals with a profound and broad understanding of the multiple factors in sustainable urban development. Students are trained to alter planning and design practices to respond to the environmental conditions and societal needs of the future.

Admission requirements

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Program content

  • Urban planning
  • Social sustainability
  • Regional development
  • Public space
  • Urban form
  • Green cities
  • Community participation
  • Sustainable transport
  • Urbanism
  • Resilience

Tuition fees

The full program tuition fee for non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizens studying this program is SEK 310,000.

Scholarships & funding

Scholarships are available. Please check the institute website for more information.

Qualification

City architect, urban planner, project leader, sustainability consultant, architect, traffic planner, urban designer, environmental planner.

Continuing studies

The program prepares students as professionals in a growing and meaningful field, building a thorough understanding of planning and design process as well as aesthetic, social, environmental, economic and institutional factors that contribute to sustainable urban development. Graduates from this program work with urban and regional planning, environmental planning and urban design in public organizations, private companies, research institutes and NGOs. Examples of public organizations are municipalities who are responsible for urban planning and development, regional development authorities, environmental protection authorities and national transport administrations which together employ close to half of the graduates. The private sector, which includes both architectural, planning and policy consultancy firms as well as project developers, also employ close to half of the graduates. The remaining 5–10 percent go on to doctoral studies at KTH and abroad or work in NGOs.

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About this institute

KTH Royal Institute of Technology

KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Since its founding in 1827, KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm has grown to become one of Europe’s leading technical and engineering universities, as well as a key centre of intellectual talent and innovation. We are Sweden’s largest technical...


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Why study at KTH Royal Institute of Technology

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Sweden has been ranked the #3 study abroad country in Europe for 2020! With a high English language proficiency and the headquarters of companies like H&M and Spotify, Sweden was also ranked #1 in Europe for students who want to achieve their career goals.

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KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Brinellvägen 8
114 28 Stockholm
Sweden

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