Master in Urban planning and design

The programme offers the following course(s)

Presentation

The Master's in Urban Planning and Design is a international interdisciplinary programme that prepares student for a career in urban planning. This Master's Degree is organized over two years and based on four teaching careers:

  • Urban Planning and Urban Project - UPU
  • Urban Planning and International Cooperation - UCI
  • Urban Design - DU
  • International Cooperation in Urban Planning - ICUP

All of these programmes, open to students in initial and continuing education, offer classes given by researchers and practitioners who, throughout the four semesters of teaching, alternate theoretical approaches, practical approaches and professional role-playing in various educational forms (lectures, seminars, individual or collective tutorial classes, project design workshops or missions dedicated more specifically to research, graduation project). Getting this master's presupposes considerable dedication on the part of the student, vouching for the quality of his or her future professional commitment.

Objectives

The objective of the programme is to endow students with a solid grounding in the contemporary city and the tools required for its study, planning and management.

More specifically:

  • The Urban Planning and Urban Project programme aims to prepare students for a career in urban planning in the field of regional planning, urban project and urban project management.
  • The Urban Planning and International Cooperation and International Cooperation in Urban Planning programmes aim to prepare students for a career in urban planning and development in the context of implementation of international projects and cooperation and development schemes.

The Urban Design programme aims to prepare students for a career in the design of public spaces, urban projects and project coordination (urban and territorial).

Entrance requirements

Public continuing education:

You are in charge of continuing education:
• if you resume your studies after 2 years of interruption of studies,
• or if you followed training under the continuous training regime one of the previous 2 years
• or if you are an employee, job seeker, self-employed.

If you do not have the diploma required to integrate the training, you can undertake a validation of personal and professional achievements (VAPP).

For more information, consult the website of the Directorate of Continuing Education and Learning (https://www.univ-grenoble-alpes.fr/en/grandes-missions/formation/formation-continue-et -alternance / )

Contacts

Programme director

Charles AMBROSINO

Responsable de la mention de Master Urbanisme et aménagement et du M2 Urbanisme et projet urbain (UPU)

Programme administration

Gestionnaire IUGA

iuga-scolarite @ univ-grenoble-alpes.fr