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UCL (University College London): Urban Economic Development

Institution UCL (University College London) View institution profile
Department Development Planning Unit
Web https://www.ucl.ac.uk
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Summary

This programme identifies ways to enhance urban productivity while promoting sustainability and equity through public intervention in cities.

Urban Economic Development MSc is designed to train development practitioners to better understand the dynamics of the city economy and encourage them to develop their own theoretically-sound perspectives and world views on how to tackle urban challenges through state of the art research and creative policy formulation.

The programme is strongly interdisciplinary, attracting administrators, economists and politicians, as well as planners, architects, engineers, technologists and geographers who share common value around social equity, freedom and responsibility, prosperity and environmental sustainability.

Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits.

The programme consists of four compulsory modules (90 credits) plus optional modules to the value of 30 credits and a dissertation (60 credits). 

Upon successful completion of 180 credits, you will be awarded a MSc in Urban Economic Development.

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