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Call for Applications: MSc Global Urban Development and Planning, University of Manchester

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MSc in Global Urban Development and Planning, University of Manchester Applications for academic year 2015-16 still welcome
This cross-disciplinary Masters programme provides students with an understanding of cutting edge conceptual and operational debates in global urban development theory and practice. The aim of the programme is to equip participants with specialist skills to identify and investigate urban development planning solutions in specific contexts, and thus promote more equitable and environmentally sustainable development in cities and towns of the South. The programme is an accredited specialism of the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).
Core courses include:
·         Urban development planning in cities of the South: an international perspective
·         Critical issues in urban inequality
·         Best practice case studies in urban development planning in cities of the South
·         Climate change, disasters and urban poverty 

Optional modules can be selected from an extensive range of course units offered across the School of Environment and Development.
For informal enquiries about the programme, please contact Alfredo Stein (alfredo.stein@manchester.ac.uk) or Melanie Lombard (melanie.lombard@manchester.ac.uk) at the Global Urban Research Centre (GURC).

For more information, please see:
http://www.sed.manchester.ac.uk/research/gurc/postgraduate/
   
Successful applicants have the opportunity to apply for the Planning and Environmental Management Postgraduate Taught Merit Awards, and the Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM) Development Leadership Scholarships.
For more details see:
http://www.sed.manchester.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/funding/
 

The Global Urban Research Centre, directed by Professor Diana Mitlin, is a multidisciplinary centre focusing on global urbanisation, poverty, inequality and exclusion. For further information, see: www.manchester.ac.uk/gurc