Heriot-Watt University: Sustainable Urban Management

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Summary

Over half of the world’s population now lives in urban areas and the sustainable development of our cities poses key challenges for urban management. There is a need to deliver sustainability while ensuring managed urban environments can adapt to a changing climate and changing economic and social conditions.
This course represents a new type of degree, focusing on analysing the issues of, and the tools used to address and deliver, sustainable development across the globe, from the scale of the building right up to the regional and national scale. It is designed to equip urban managers and leaders with an academically rigorous and professionally relevant postgraduate qualification relating to changing global circumstances.

**Our students**
This course is mainly designed both for those looking to begin a career in sustainable development, urban management and the built environment, and those with existing qualifications and relevant professional backgrounds who wish to improve their knowledge of sustainable development.

**Professional recognition**
The MSc is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

**Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Building Design**
This course is delivered by the Royal Academy of Engineering Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Building Design. This is one of four such Centres established at UK universities that jointly form a national network to demonstrate and exchange best practice in teaching and research for the sustainable built environment.

**Flexible study options**
This course can be studied full-time or part-time on campus. It can also be studied via Online Learning, ideal for those in employment or with other commitments, providing flexible study options that fit around work or family.

MSc

Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip

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