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Spatial planning is about improving peoples’ lives and planning for long-term sustainable societies. Today’s societal changes require multifaceted skills of tomorrow’s spatial planners. Do you want to develop your skills for qualified planning and investigation work? If so, the master’s program in Spatial Planning is something for you.
Spatial planning requires the ability to balance different interests. The education provides you the tools to make these considerations. You will learn to ask relevant and scientifically grounded questions about changes and trends in rural areas and cities, regions and nations.
During the education you develop your skills in advanced quantitative and qualitative methods, such as geographic information systems (GIS) and interview techniques. They help you understand and analyse societal phenomenon.
Choose between one or two-year master's degree
The program leads to a two-year master's degree in human geography with a specialization in spatial planning and development. After one year of study, there is an opportunity to take a one-year master's degree. The program is given in English.
Teacher and researchers
There is a great need for well-educated spatial planners in the labour market. After graduation, you can work with qualified planning and investigative work in the private and public sectors.
Spatial planning is conducted in state, regional and municipal activities and in organisations and companies at national and international level.
The programme grants basic eligibility for doctorate studies.
"For me, the holistic approach to planning is the main highlight of my programme."
"The lecturers are knowledgeable, dedicated, patient, approachable and treat all students equally which makes the learning experience a pleasure."
Yes, you can be registrerard as independent classmates until graduation is approved and then become a program student, importantly, if you does´nt take the bachelor's degree, you can not get a degree of Master.Close
It is possible to read all courses standalone and then take out an equivalent degree.Close
Yes you can, and you do not have to decide what you want to do before the courses starts assuming you have applied for two courses, the thesis course and another course.Close