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Urban Sustainable Development

Course
GE5000
Master’s level
7.5 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
100%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-11451
Tuition
Full education cost: 15 250 SEK
First payment: 15 250 SEK

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

More information about tuition fees

Application closed, late application opens 15 July 2022.

This education has a focus on sustainability. The teacher has created the course or program to fit into at least one of our 10 sustainability criteria. For you as a student, the sustainability label means guidance, quality assurance, and a guarantee that courses or programs contain a pronounced perspective on sustainability.

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 165 credits.