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Entry requirements

Students should hold an undergraduate degree in Politics, Sociology, Economy, Geography and other Social Science and Planning disciplines with a minimum pass of 2:2, or equivalent overseas qualification.

Applications from other disciplines and those with significant professional experience will be considered individually.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This MA is a high profile international programme in Urban Studies, drawing on the critical urban research traditions developed in the Centre for Urban Research on Austerity, to explore the transformation and challenges in the political economy, governance and geography of cities. By bringing together scholarship from politics, urban studies, urban geography, political economy, the programme provides theoretical and analytical tools to address urban topics such as local governance, local socio-political and economic innovation, social inequalities and urban sustainability.

The MA programme in Urban Studies is informed by up-to-date scholarship and makes use of materials that ensure that students are engaging with debates that are at the forefront of the discipline. Students on this course will benefit from our local and international networks, whose contributions are embedded in the curriculum.

Information for international students

IELTS 6.0, including 5.5 in each component or equivalent.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Enquiry Team
Email
Enquiry@dmu.ac.uk