The Master’s Programme in Urban Studies and Planning prepares students to excel as professionals capable of understanding and addressing complex urban development challenges. Students learn to address such challenges through a curriculum and pedagogical approach that includes interdisciplinary breadth as well as depth in core areas of knowledge, skill and practice. The programme started in autumn 2017 as a joint programme of the University of Helsinki and Aalto University.
The credit requirement for the Master’s Programme in Urban Studies & Planning is 120 ECTS credits, which can be completed in two years...
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Master’s programme in Urban studies and planning
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