Urban Studies, M.A.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • 22900
    Tuition (Year)
    7200
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
    Language
  • Overview
  • Programme outline
  • Key facts
  • Admission requirements
  • Fees and funding

About

How will I benefit?

You will develop a range of discipline-specific and transferable and skills to a high level as well as undertake independent research under the supervision of an academic expert. In particular, you will be encouraged to think independently, develop self-discipline as well as improving communication and team-working skills, all crucial in the current marketplace. The MA in Urban Studies degree from University College Dublin will also provide students who wish to move to professional training or doctoral study with an excellent academic foundation.

What is the programme about?

The programme aims to produce graduates who are able to analyze and interpret the world in which we live, depending on your chosen research focus:

  • Urban politics and governance
  • Urban environmental issues
  • Urban social and cultural studies
  • Regional development and the knowledge economy

Programme Structure

Core Modules

  • Geographic Analysis
  • Research Design and Methods
  • Reading Urban landscapes
  • Urban and Regional Development

Elective Modules

  • Physical Geography of Cities
  • Urban Studies Field Trip
  • Housing Planning and Sustainability
  • Urban Environment: Risk, Resilience, Sustainability
  • Contested Urban Environments

Detailed Programme Facts

    • Started in

      • There is no deadline for this start date.

      Dates reflect the university's timezone.

  • Credits
    90
  • Duration full-time 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Full-time

Academic Requirements

  • An undergraduate degree in any academic field, with a preference for fields of study related to your chosen stream.
  • Good academic grades (your transcript should include grades for each subject taken).
  • Names and contact details of two referees who can assess your intellectual ability, maturity and motivation. At least one of these should be a member of academic staff at your current institution.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 22900 International
  • EUR 7200 EEA
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