Urban Planning MSc (Dubai)

Study Discipline: Architecture & Design
Study Programme Details
City: Dubai
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time, Part Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


12 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey as we shape the architects of tomorrow’s urban landscapes. Our Urban Planning MSc in Dubai is more than a degree; it’s a commitment to molding the next generation of urban planners, equipped with a multi-disciplinary approach to tackle contemporary challenges head-on.

In a world where cities are the epicenters of change, this program goes beyond traditional education. It intertwines current trends and future possibilities, ensuring that our graduates are not just planners but visionaries who can navigate the complexities of urban development.


Delve into a program that draws upon the University’s unparalleled expertise in Planning, Environmental Science, Public Health, and Critical Urban Studies. We empower our students with the understanding, skills, and knowledge necessary to provide innovative solutions to the complex issues impacting diverse stakeholders in urban regions.

Throughout the program, you will develop a profound grasp of:

  • Sustainable, inclusive, and healthy urban places
  • Global trends, new technologies, and societal changes impacting urban areas
  • Environmental impact of urban growth and approaches for a post-carbon future
  • Changing living patterns, migration, social polarization, and spatial fragmentation

Engage with these themes through lectures, seminars, practitioner talks, site visits, fieldwork, and studio work. Our emphasis on real-world engagement transforms Dubai into an urban laboratory, making learning dynamic and relevant. Authentic assessments involving living case studies enhance both understanding and employability.

Admission Requirements

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  • The Planner in Contemporary Societies
  • Sustainable Cities
  • Smart Cities
  • Urban Design and Property Development
  • Urban Lives
  • Planning for Healthy Cities
  • Dissertation

AED 138,456 (full-time)
AED 61,967 (part-time)

Future Career Outcomes

Step into the footsteps of successful alumni who have seamlessly integrated into diverse industries. Our program aligns with industry demands, focusing on skill development crucial in an ever-evolving job market. Be prepared to face the challenges of contemporary urban planning with confidence and competence.

Visa Requirements:

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