International master's programme

Urban Ecological Planning

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About the programme

Urban Ecological Planning (UEP) is a practice based program that enables students to develop skills and knowledge to address complex urban issues in rapidly changing social, cultural, political and environmental contexts. The program stresses on an integrated approach to strategic spatial change, with a specific focus on participatory, inclusive and developmental planning practice.

The programme provides a strong link to practice and seeks to challenge urban practitioners from all backgrounds, with an underpinning ethos that the best approaches begin with people themselves.


Admission

Admission is open to both Norwegian and International students. The current round of admission was open in autumn 2016, with the following application deadlines:

Non-EU/non-EEA students: 1 December 2016
EU / EEA / Norwegian students: 1 March 2017


Job prospects

Past students are currently successfully placed in various profiles across the globe. Many go on to become development professionals both in NGOs and government service, while others pursue careers in academia and the private sector.


Course description

The programme runs for two years. It consists of four semesters and two fieldworks during the studies.


Counselling

On admissions and administrative matters:
studier@ad.ntnu.no

For academic matters:
Rolee Aranya

Contact information:
Academic staff

Facts

Degree: Master of Science
Restricted admission: Yes
Faculty: Faculty of Architecture and Design
Department: Department of Architecture and Planning
Validity of information:
2017/2018
Place of study: Trondheim; Gløshaugen

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Application deadlines

Non-EU/non-EEA students: 
1 December 2017

EU/EEA/Norwegian students: 
1 March 2018

The application portal Søknadsweb opens in mid-October

Do you have questions about your application?

Team members from the Office of International Relations will answer your questions.