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Master of Science in Urban and Regional Planning (2 year)

This course-based program requires the completion of 42 units in graduate level course work, including 36 units of required, core courses and 6 units of optional graduate-level course work in PLAN courses. The core courses include a research project that is to be undertaken in the last semester of the program as a capstone course. Students must maintain standards acceptable to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research to remain in the program.

Entrance Requirements for 2 year stream:

Four year bachelor’s degree [minimum 3.00 GPA (B) in last two years of study]; may be in a field other than planning. Applicants are required to submit a letter of Interest, two letters of academic recommendation, resume/CV, transcripts, a TOEFL score of 90 (Internet-based) or equivalent, where applicable (see English Language Requirement ).

Length of Program

The course-based MSc program in Urban and Regional Planning (Regular) is designed for completion within two calendar years beyond a completed undergraduate degree. The program must normally be completed within three years from admission.