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MScUrban Studies

Tuition fee SEK160,000.00 per year
Application fee SEK900.00 one-time
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The aim of the programme is to deepen students knowledge of Urban Studies to be able to participate in research or qualified urban development investigations.

In the first year you will acquire an overview of the field of Urban Studies and its development. Students will then deepen their knowledge about current urban challenges in a global perspective as well as the growth of different urban conditions and forms. After this, you will deepen your abililty to critically examine and describe the encounter between people’s everyday life and the physical forms of the city. At the end of the first year an independent project is conducted.

During the second year you will take elective courses of 30 credits. To complete this part of the programme you can choose to do international studies at one of Malmö University’s partner universities or take elective courses at the Department of Urban Studies. The second year concludes with a Master’s Thesis of 30 credits.

Career opportunities

After completing your education you can work across organisation boundaries with management and coordination of city development. This may involve working in projects and processes with tasks spanning across different sectors in public authorities and in companies, for instance as researcher, coordinator and project leader. Your future employers may be found in businesses, public authorities and organisations working with aspects of buildings, cities and regions.
The master’s programme also provides a solid basis for PhD studies.

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Application start
Sep 1, 2017
Application deadline
Sep 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.