Sustainable Urban Planning and Design (MSc) at KTH Royal Institute of Technology

KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Sweden
Masters (MSc)

2 years
Full time
 On-campus

Course description:

The Master’s programme in Sustainable Urban Planning and Design focuses on the interrelationship between the built environment and social, economic and institutional forces. The programme provides professionals with a profound and broad understanding of the multiple factors in sustainable urban development. Students are trained to alter planning and design practices to respond to the environmental conditions and societal needs of the future.

School Department:

School of Architecture and Built Environment at KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Entry Requirements:

To be eligible for the programme, you must have been awarded a bachelor’s degree, be proficient in English and meet the programme-specific requirements.

Bachelor’s degree
A bachelor’s degree, equivalent to a Swedish bachelor’s degree, or equivalent academic qualifications from an internationally recognised university, is required. Students who are following longer technical programmes, and have completed courses equivalent to a bachelor’s degree, will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

English proficiency
English language proficiency equivalent to (the Swedish upper secondary school) English course B/6 is required. The requirement can be satisfied through a result equal to, or higher than, those stated in the following internationally recognised English tests:

• TOEFL Paper-based: Score of 4.5 (scale 1-6) in written test, total score of 575.
• TOEFL ITP is not accepted.
• TOEFL iBT internet-based: Score of 20 (scale 0-30) in written test, total score of 90
• IELTS Academic: A minimum overall mark of 6.5, with no section lower than 5.5
• Cambridge ESOL: Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) Certificate in Advanced English or Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) (Certificate of Proficiency in English)
• Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): Minimum score of 90
• University of Michigan, ECPE (Examination for the certificate of Proficiency in English)
• Pearson PTE Academic: Score of 62 (writing 61)

The language requirement can also be fulfilled through previous university and upper secondary school studies.

Specific requirements for the master’s programme in Sustainable Urban Planning and Design
A bachelor’s degree, corresponding to at least 180 ECTS credits, in architecture or landscape architecture, physical planning, civil engineering in the built environment, energy and environment or equivalent, urban and regional planning, social or natural sciences relevant to the scope of the programme. Previous studies should include at least 30 ECTS credits in the field of urban design, urban transport or regional planning, national/ regional economy or environmental sciences.

Website:

Official Programme Website: https://www.kth.se/en/studies/master/supd/description-1.48350

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