Urban Planning and Policy Design, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    3900
    Tuition (Year)
    3900
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
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The Master of Science inUrban Planning and Policy Design fromPolitecnico Di Milano offers an advanced academic route in designing spatial arrangements and urban policies, to transform and manage the city, territory and environment.

About

In the urban planning spectrum, on the one hand, consolidation of a series of urban management activities that require advanced interpretation and application can be identified: the development of general urban planning tools; infrastructural, housing, transport, services and environmental policies; management of complex programmes and projects. On the other hand, the demand for new urban and territorial policies that require specific professional competence is increasing

The Master Degree in Urban Planning and Policy Design is offered by Politecnico Di Milano.

Career Opportunities

The main professional opportunities for Master of Science graduates are in the free-lance sector (after having sat the professional examinations) and in institutions and public and private bodies operating to transform and manage the city, territory and environment.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • IC Urbanism
  • Planning Theory And Practice
  • Urban Planning And Design Studio
  • Urban Plans Studio
  • Public Policies And Economics
  • Contemporary City: Descriptions And Projects
  • Urban Policies Design Studio
  • Master Plans Studio
For more information, please visit programme website.

              Detailed Programme Facts

              • Programme intensity

                You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

                Full-time
                • Duration 24 months
              • Credits
                120 ECTS
              • Languages
                • English
              • Delivery mode
                On Campus
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              English Language Requirements

              You only need to take one of these language tests:

              • Minimum required score:

                6

                The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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              • Minimum required score (Grade C):

                180

                The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.

                Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

              • Minimum required score:

                547

                The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).

              • Minimum required score:

                78

                The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

              Academic Requirements

              Students holding a BSc degree in one of the main subjects related to the programme (Urban planning, Architecture, Engineering, Sociology and Social Sciences, Geography, Economics, 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.

              Tuition Fee Per Year

              • EUR 3900 International
              • EUR 3900 National

              For EU students fees based on students family income and on the presented study plan. They range from about 900 to 3,900 per year.

              Funding

              Thanks to the cooperation with public and private partners, every year Politecnico di Milano offers a number of merit based scholarships to the most talented international candidates admitted to a Master of Science programme. There is no additional application to fill for merit-based scholarships. Eligible students will be automatically considered after admission.

              Students obtaining a scholarship will have to pay only an administrative fee of about 200. Merit-based scholarships are available for students applying to the 1st or 2nd semester.

              For more information, please visit the University website.

              StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.