MSc in Sustainable Urban Development (part-time)
Course Code | 001481
The Professional Development (CPD) Centre offers a part-time, two-year MSc in Sustainable Urban Development, run in partnership with the Prince’s Foundation. It has the close involvement of renowned departments such as the Oxford University Centre for the Environment, Transport Studies Unit, Saïd Business School, and the Oxford Programme for the Future of Cities. Throughout the course, students can use the University of Oxford’s unrivalled electronic library resources to enable them to complete the assignment tasks
The aim of the MSc is to provide an intellectually-rigorous programme that offers learning underpinned by cutting-edge research and latest theory and global perspectives on key themes in sustainable urbanism. The programme offers a multi-disciplinary approach and structure, drawing on a wide base of lecturers and practitioners, and builds a strong knowledge bases to inform professional practice in the discipline.
The MSc is designed for professionals operating in the UK and worldwide. Students attend eight intensive one-week teaching sessions. These include lectures, seminars, practice-based workshops and one-to-one tutorials. At the end of the course, students complete a dissertation on the topic of their choice.
The teaching is conducted by a diverse team of academics and practictioners. The current session titles are as follows:
- Concepts of the City and Environmental Change
- Climate Change and the Built Environment
- Placemaking, Financing Sustainability
- Transportation and Sustainability
- Urbanism and the Design Process
- The Flexible City? Urban Theory, Practice and Project Management
- Urbanisation in the Global South
Students on the course talk about their experience of the MSc in the Prince's Foundation film 'Educating with Oxford'.
All short-listed candidates will be expected to participate in an
interview either by telephone or video link; interview arrangements will
be fixed with candidates at mutually convenient times.
How to Apply
The deadlines for this course are 16 November 2012, 18 January and 8 March 2013. Places may still be available after the March deadline; please see the Sustainable Urban Development website for information.
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