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MSc in Urban Management and Development: Specialisation Urban Environmental Management

Degree type
MSc
Language of education
English (100%)
Duration
12 months
Tuition fee EU/EEA
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Tuition fee Non EU/EEA
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Education type
Fulltime,Parttime
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Accreditations
NVAO
Type of institution
Institute for International Education
City
Rotterdam

Program description

This specialization aims to equip urban professionals with the latest insights and skills in urban and environmental management and to enable them identify and analyze environmental problems as well as to successfully manage sustainable urban development.

The MSc in Urban Management & Development: Urban Environmental Management aims to equip urban professionals with the latest insights and skills to identify and analyze environmental problems and to manage sustainable urban development.

The core of the master analyses Urban Development Challenges and Management Solutions. This specialization focuses on Sustainable Urban Management; Environmental Impact Assessments; Municipal and Corporate Environmental Management; Integrated Infrastructure Provision. An optional module can be selected on Urban and Regional Development Strategies, Social Development, or Housing.

Urban Environmental Management Course Content

The MSc in Urban Management & Development: Urban Environmental Management consists of lectures, group work, site-visits, self study & case work. The program offers a professional mixture of theoretical & empirical material with an emphasis on comparative analysis of international experiences in urban environmental & Infrastructure management. Participants will conduct research & write their thesis, non-compulsory in their home country, within the Urban Environment & Infrastructure Management specialization.

Subjects
The core of the master analyses Urban Development Challenges and Management Solutions to Make Cities Work. The specialisation focuses on Sustainable Urban Management; Environmental Impact Assessments; Municipal and Corporate Environmental Management; Integrated Infrastructure Provision. An optional module can be selected on Urban and Regional Development Strategies, Social Development, or Housing.

Urban Environmental Management Related Specializations

The Urban Environmental Management 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 Urban Environmental Management course

Urban Environmental Management Scholarships

Students who would like to register for the Urban Environmental Management 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 Urban Environmental Management course

About the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies

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.

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Admission requirements

Previous education

Bachelor's degree or equivalent.

Professional experience

At least 1 year of work experience.

Language requirements

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

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