M.Sc. Urban Planning and Policy Design

  • On Campus
  • 24 months
  • EUR3500 per Year (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

  • English, Italian ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Milano, Italy
The Master of Science in Urban Planning and Policy Design is a multidisciplinary programme that connects urban planning and design to urban policies, urban and regional studies and social sciences.


Campus: Milano Leonardo
School: Architecture and Society

Programme duration: 2 years

The programme aims at developing a wide education in planning and policy making and training professionals who can deal with the multiple and complex issues of the contemporary planning agenda for cities and regions. Graduates are currently working for Local Governments, research institutes, private firms in the real estate and advising market, in Italy and abroad.

The programme is taught in English.

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Tuition fee
  • EUR3500 per year ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.


Tuition fees for EU students range from about 900 to about 3500 per year.

Tuition fees for non EU students are about 3,500 per year.

Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS
Duration full-time 24 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

Main subjects:- Urbanism- Urban planning and design- Urban policies- Planning theory and practice- Policy analysis- Contemporary city- Infrastructure planning and design- Energy and urban planning- Housing and neighbourhoods- Regional economics- European economics and welfare- Urban ethnography- Conflicts management- Land use ethics and the law- Smart cities and urban innovation- Techniques of urban simulation- Assessment of urban transformations


Students holding a BSc degree in one of the main subjects related to the programme (Urban planning, Architecture, Engineering, Sociology and Social Sciences, Geography, Economy, Political Sciences and Environmental Science) are eligible for application.
The Committee will evaluate students with a different background case by case. The candidate is required to provide a portfolio and an English proficiency certificate.

International students should consider taking a Pre-Master to gain access to universities in Italy when:

  • You are considered ineligible for admission
  • You need to improve your academic, study, research or language skills
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Milano, Italy

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