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Master's Programs in Urban Development in Asia 2021

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.A program in urban development provides st… Read more

In order to successfully obtain a Masters qualification, you will need to obtain a number of credits by passing individual modules. Most taught Masters will have a number of core modules which you must take and pass in order to obtain the qualification. The assessment of research Masters is almost always entirely by a single dissertation module or project.

A program in urban development provides students with the knowledge to analyze and manage the development of current and future cities. Programs may vary, but common topics might include theories on finances, plans, policies and governance structures.

As the largest and most populous continent in the world, Asia consists of a wide variety of ethnic groups, cultures, environments, economics, historical ties, and governmental systems.

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Barcelona, Spain +1 More

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
 
Hong Kong

By 2050, two out of every three people are likely to be living in cities or other urban centres, and most of the increase is expected to be highly-concentrated in a handful of ... +

By 2050, two out of every three people are likely to be living in cities or other urban centres, and most of the increase is expected to be highly-concentrated in a handful of countries, including China. Rapid urbanisation and growth of cities call for high-quality public services and effective governance to make urban places more livable. The study of cities becomes an increasingly cross-disciplinary enterprise. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Ningbo, China

The course is studied over one academic year of 12 months. 60 credits of modules are studied in the autumn, and 60 credits of modules are studied in the spring semester. A res ... +

The course is studied over one academic year of 12 months. 60 credits of modules are studied in the autumn, and 60 credits of modules are studied in the spring semester. A research project is undertaken in the summer semester, also worth 60 credits. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 

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Jerusalem, Israel

The uniqueness of this center will be its a priori social science perspective. It will emphasize the role of technological innovation and smart urban practice in improving the ... +

The uniqueness of this center will be its a priori social science perspective. It will emphasize the role of technological innovation and smart urban practice in improving the economic welfare, democratic participation, and quality of life of urban residents. In this respect, smart cities are conceived as a vehicle for empowering smart citizens, rather than the other way around. -
MA
Full-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

The Master program “Sustainable Urban Development” (SUD) at the Vietnamese-German University (VGU) is a interdisciplinary program, covering the subjects in the areas of traffi ... +

The Master program “Sustainable Urban Development” (SUD) at the Vietnamese-German University (VGU) is a interdisciplinary program, covering the subjects in the areas of traffic planning, management and economics, civil engineering, urban management and planning, ecology and social sciences. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Ahmedabad, India

Urban Management is an emerging field requiring specialized knowledge of urban settlements and management practices. Urban managers understand how townships and cities functio ... +

Urban Management is an emerging field requiring specialized knowledge of urban settlements and management practices. Urban managers understand how townships and cities function and they strive to improve the social, technological, operational, and financial functioning of urban areas with the aim of improving livability. Master’s in Urban Management (MUM) program aspires to create a pool of high-quality professionals with skills to lead organizations that manage human habitats. The program focuses on the management of urban systems and services and their improvement. Students are exposed to the management tools required in both private and public built spaces. The course facilitates students to develop skills to address complex problems like enhancing the long-term efficiency of urban services, improving the day-to-day functioning of cities, and finding ways to improve the financing of urban systems. The curriculum is designed to: - Provide a broad perspective on urban issues - Improve management-oriented decision making - Develop analytical skills needed to navigate complex problems The two-year course work exposes students to multidisciplinary training both through theory and practice-based learning. To enhance professional capacities, the program is centered on studio-based learning. Here, students engage with well-designed life-like problems. In the first year, the foundation studio develops the skill of focusing on management issues of a contained built environment. Semester two intends to develop skills of problem-solving for managing large-scale urban areas like neighborhoods, towns, and cities. Semester three focuses on service improvement through a studio on Service Operations and Management. In the fourth semester, students undertake a capstone project which is either a research-based thesis or a project guided and mentored by a faculty. The learning pedagogy allows students to work on live projects and interact with professionals. The coursework provides the option of learning a wide variety of subjects like management principles, human resource management, organizational behavior, financial management, budgeting, ethics and government, e-governance, business skills, urban utilities, entrepreneurship development, business models, public-private partnership, contract management, project management, negotiation and conflict management, smart cities, and others. Students can take up study tours and courses organized as part of the Summer-Winter School programs and other electives offered at CEPT University. Students are taught by a pool of trained academicians and practitioners. Both work in collaboration to provide theory and practice-based learning exposure during the coursework. -
Master
Hindi
Jul 2021
Campus
 
Dongdaemun-gu, South Korea

The Graduate School of Urban Science offers master's degrees in urban administration, public administration, social welfare, environmental policy, urban planning, transportati ... +

The Graduate School of Urban Science offers master's degrees in urban administration, public administration, social welfare, environmental policy, urban planning, transportation management, civil engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, environmental engineering, disaster prevention, public performance administration, and geo-informatics. Its goal is the continuing education of high-level professionals and public officials. -
Master
Korean
Mar 2022
Campus
 
Taipei, Taiwan

Focus on: Smart City and Applications Sustainable Urban Forms Public Policy and Local Governance Compact City and. mix-used. Development TOD/POD

Focus on: Smart City and Applications Sustainable Urban Forms Public Policy and Local Governance Compact City and. mix-used. Development TOD/POD -
MSc
Chinese
Sep 2021
Campus