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View Programme Profile (Academic Year: 2024/2025)
Programme NameMaster of Science (Urban and Regional Planning) [from 2019] (6402)
DepartmentDepartment of Geography
FacultyFaculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Admission CriteriaAn degree with a GPA of less than 2.7 in a relevant area including Geography, Social Sciences, Engineering, Architecture, Management, Economics or any other discipline deemed relevant by the University and a Minimum of 3 years relevant post qualification experience.
OR
An undergraduate degree with a minimum GPA of 2.7 in a relevant area including Geography, Social Sciences, Engineering, Architecture, Management, Economics or any other discipline deemed relevant by the University.
OR
A mature applicant who possesses a certificate in a relevant discipline and 5 years post qualification experience.
OR
A Postgraduate Diploma in Urban Planning and Management with a minimum GPA of 2.4 or any other Postgraduate Diploma in an area deemed relevant by the University.
OR
A Postgraduate Diploma in Urban Planning and Management with a GPA of less than 2.4 with a minimum of 3 years relevant post qualification experience.
OR
A Master of Science Degree in an area deemed relevant by the University.
OR
Any other qualification deemed by the University to be equivalent to the above.
Tuition FeeFirst Year - GYD: $1,200,000 | USD: $7,020
Second Year - GYD: $400,000 | USD: $2,500
Third Year - GYD: $276,000 | USD: $380
First Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
URP5100 Development of Urban and Regional Planning Theory and Practice Online 3
URP5101 Legislative and Institutional framework of Urban and Regional Planning Online 3
URP5102 Urban and Regional Development Policy and Standards Online 3
URP5103 GIS for Urban and Regional Planning Online 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
URP5200 Urban Development Strategy and Settlement Hierarchy Online 3
URP5201 Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Planning for Resiliency Online 3
URP5202 Urban and Regional Planning Strategy for Disaster Management Online 3
YYY5201 Elective Not Specified 3 Choose URP5203 or URP5204
Semester 3
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
URP5300 Research Methods, Planning Analysis and Evaluation Online 3
URP5301 Integrated Community Participatory Planning for Sustainable Development Online 3
URP5302 Urban Design Studio Online 3
YYY5301 Elective Not Specified 3 Choose URP5303 or URP5304

Total Cost: GYD $1,200,000 | USD $7,020

Second Year
Annual
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
URP5010 Master Dissertation/ Professional Report Not Specified 9
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
URP5001 Settlement and Housing Development Strategy Not Specified 3

Total Cost: GYD $400,000 | USD $2,500

Third Year
Annual
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
URP5010 Master Dissertation/ Professional Report Not Specified 9 Select this course in third year, if you have registered for this course before in 2nd year and have not completed it. If you are registering for this course for the first time in your programme, register for the course (URP 5010) in Year 2. Please consult your HOD or Admissions Division for further clarification.

Total Cost: GYD $276,000 | USD $380