Sep 25, 2023  
University of Alberta Calendar 2023-2024 
University of Alberta Calendar 2023-2024

Master of Science in Urban and Regional Planning (Accelerated 1 year)

This course-based program requires the completion of 30 units in graduate-level course work, including 24 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 completed 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 1 Year Accelerated Stream

Applicants must have Bachelor’s degree in planning [minimum 3.00 GPA (B)]; must have at least two calendar years of planning experience. Applicants with significant experience and degrees other than planning will be reviewed on a case by case basis. Statement 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 one calendar year (three semesters). The program must normally be completed within three years from admission.