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Urban Sustainable Development

Course
GE5000
Master’s level
7,5 credits (ECTS)
Studietakt
100%
Undervisningstid
Day
Studieort
Göteborg
Undervisningsform
Campus
Undervisningsspråk
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Anmälningskod
GU-11450
Tuition
Full education cost: 15 125 SEK
First payment: 15 125 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

More information about tuition fees

Application opens 15 March 2021

About

The course adopts a broad geographical perspective on the process of urbanization. The course focuses partly on a deeper understanding of the underlying drivers of urban growth and its consequences, and partly on a description of the opportunities and challenges of todays and tomorrows urban landscapes are facing in achieving sustainable development. The course consists of lectures, project work, excursions, seminars, film screenings and counseling.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

Bachelor of science (180 credits) within the main field of geography, human geography or physical geography. Students with comparable qualifications may, after evaluation, attend the course.

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

For admission to the summer 2021 and onward the following selection applies: selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.