Master's in Urban and Regional Planning in the Tours France

Best Masters Programs in Urban and Regional Planning in the Tours France

Urban and Regional Planning

A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

Urban and regional planning is a design and development field in which there are many specializations depending on one’s tastes. A few of the more popular subdivisions range from community and economic development to land use to transportation.

 

France, officially the French Republic, is a unitary semi-presidential republic located mostly in Western Europe, with several overseas regions and territories.

Top Masters Program in Urban and Regional Planning in the Tours in France

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Master in Planning and Sustainability: Urban and Regional Planning (PS/URP)

University of TOURS
Campus Full time September 2017 France Tours

This Master aims to help students to develop a critical understanding of contemporary planning challenges for cities and urban regions, in the context of climate change and growing human needs. [+]

Masters Programs in Urban and Regional Planning in the Tours France. This Master aims to help students to develop a critical understanding of contemporary planning challenges for cities and urban regions, in the context of climate change and growing human needs. The programme is designed so that students may confront up to date scientific knowledge on planning with their own cultural background and planning experiences. Through the Master, each student becomes familiar with the advantages and limitations of cross-national transfer of ‘good practices’ in the urban or regional policy field. As a research Master, this program trains students to deal with up to date research issues and methods. It prepares students to start a PhD or to take leadership roles in urban development and management, especially in an international context. Since it opened, in September 2010, this Master has attracted an average of 15 students per year, coming from the EU countries or from countries neighboring the EU, but also from North America, from Asia, and from the Middle East. This Master is offered by the Planning and Environment Department of the Polytechnic School, one of the largest planning schools in France, through its staff, its number of postgraduate students, or its number of graduates. The Department is member of the Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP) and of the French-speaking association of planning schools (APERAU Internationale) and also active within the Global Planning Education Association Network (GPEAN). The curriculum interacts with researches conducted by the laboratory Cities, Territories,... [-]