The MSc in Urban Management & Development: Specialisation Land Development Strategies will enable participants to make an in-depth analysis and compare land policy issues in different settings within a common framework and develop skills that will enable them to design policy and program responses to foster sustainable urban growth.
The core of this program analyses Urban Development Challenges and Management Solutions to Making Cities Work. The specialization focuses on Land Marketing; Land Policy; Property Tax; Land Use Planning; Property Rights; Long-scale Projects and Land Management.
The Land Development Strategies specialization focuses on the formulation and implementation of land policies and land development strategies to make serviced urban land accessible for all. The course enables you to compare land policy, strategy and management approaches.
Participants will conduct their research and write their thesis – non-compulsory in their home country - within the Land Development Strategies and the Future of Cities specialization.
The Land Development Strategies specialization is part of the the MSc Urban Management and Development program. Besides this specialization IHS offers a range of other related courses such as the Financing Urban Infrastructure course.
See which programs are related to the Land Development Strategies course
Students who would like to register for the Land Development Strategies specialization will need to have sufficient funds for tuition and living expenses. Getting a scholarship could be the first step towards obtaining a top MSc degree at IHS.
See which scholarships you can apply for if you want to do the Land Development Strategies course
The Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS) is an international centre of excellence of the School of Economics (ESE) and the Faculty of Social Sciences (FSS) of the Erasmus University Rotterdam. IHS operates on a global scale by offering postgraduate education, training, advisory services and applied research.
IHS was selected as the winner for the 2007 UN-HABITAT Scroll of Honour Award for leading the way as a global center of excellence and knowledge through its high quality training programmes in housing, urban management and urban environmental management and planning.
In 2008 IHS celebrated its 50th anniversary of assisting countries, cities and institutions to find suitable approaches to housing and sustainable urban development, and strengthen their capacity to implement them.
More information about Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies
watch the video about MSc in Urban Management and Development: Specialisation Land Development Strategies (UMD8-L)
Want to know more about this program? Make an information request.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
At least 1 year of work experience.
IELTS overall band: 6, IELTS listening: 5.5, IELTS reading: 5.5, IELTS writing: 5.5, IELTS speaking: 5.5, TOEFL paper based: 550, TOEFL computer based: 213, TOEFL internet based: 79
More information about Master Admission