University of Birmingham Dubai Applications Open for M.Sc Urban Planning

By Sristy Sharma Updated On - Nov 16, 2021 03:54 PM

The University of Birmingham Dubai has announced that applications for M.Sc in Urban Planning are now open. The course program shall include various aspects of urban and sustainable development and their mitigation in order to minimise the carbon footprint of the urban population. The guidelines for application have been briefed below.

University of Birmingham, Dubai Campus has announced that it is now accepting applications from candidates interested in pursuing Masters in Urban Planning. The applications shall be available for entry in January 2022 and September 2022 with no application fee.

The course program is set to focus upon the areas of urban dwelling and development area along with the subjects of Environmental Mapping, Sustainable Development, Health and Wellness Infrastructure, etc.

Dubai being the homeland of the University offers plenty of opportunities to international students to gain advanced learning in the field of Urban Planning. It is a developed smart city and a sustainable urban development program, namely Dubai 2040 Urban Masterplan, shall ensure plenty of training and further career opportunities for the candidates in the city itself.

The total tuition fee for the M.Sc. in Urban Planning program for January 2022 would be AED 102,114 and AED 112,666 for September 2022.

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Program Outline of M.Sc. Urban Planning at University of Birmingham Dubai

Here is an overview of the M.Sc. in Urban Planning program open for applications at the University of Birmingham, Dubai:

Course Type: Full Time

Course Duration: 1 Year

Qualification Level: Masters 

Degree: Post Graduate (M.Sc) 

Course Description: Urban Planning 

Course Aims:

  • Understand and bullet Urban Developmental challenges related to Sustainable and Healthy Development

  • Understand the effect of Globalisation, Technological Advancement and fast-paced societal Change

  • Understand and mitigate the effect of Urban Development on the Natural environment and natural resources.

  • Approaches to ensure a post-carbon future and minimised Carbon Footprints of Human Beings.

  • Other subjects such as Changing living patterns of living beings, migration and related effects, social polarisation, social disadvantage, spatial fragmentation and cross-cultural diversity assessment and mitigation into Sustainable Urban Development.

Given below are the eligibility criteria and documents required for M.Sc. in Urban Planning offered at the University of Birmingham Dubai:

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Must have completed a 4-year OR 3-year Bachelor’s Degree

  • Must have obtained I Division or High II Division Overall Grade in Bachelor’s

  • Should have relevant practical experience in field (Case-by-Case basis)

Documents Required: 

  • 1 Academic OR Employer (if required by the program) Reference

  • Academic Transcripts (Original OR Certified Photocopies) of all prior degrees

  • Statement of Purpose; 5000 character limit

  • English language Competency Certificate (not mandatory)

  • Other Documents as demanded during the Application process

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University of Birmingham Dubai Scholarships 2022

International students applying to the University of Dubai for the 2021-22 intake may be eligible for scholarships or financial aid. Details of the same are as follows:

  • Upto 40% Scholarship, based on academic performance

  • Carried forward through various programs opted with Institution

Note: Scholarships for 2022 entry students will be announced shortly. 

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About University of Birmingham, Dubai

The institution is an extension of the original University of Birmingham, Birmingham campus, which was established in 1900 by Queen Victoria of England. Hence, it is a part of the elite Russell Group of UK Universities.

A brand in itself the original campus has to its credit 10 Nobel Prizes, and research credits in fields such as organ transplants, gravitational waves, cancer cure development, furthering understanding of Shakespeare, revealing the structure of DNA, advanced robotics, etc.

The Dubai campus is included in the top 100 global universities and boasts of Gold rating in TEF.

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