Official Master's degree in urban management in Barcelona

Urban assessment and management

UPC - Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Màsters Oficials
In Barcelona (Spain)

€ 3,066 - (Rs 2,17,125)
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Important information

  • Master
  • Barcelona (Spain)
  • Duration:
    1 Year
  • When:
  • Credits: 60

This official one-year Master's degree focuses on research and comes from the doctorate in Quality in urban and architectural management and assessment. It deals with the study of urban management from a multi-disciplinary perspective (Architecture, economics, sociology, etc.).

Important information

Where and when

Starts Location
Barcelona, Spain
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· Requirements

European bachelor's degree or equivalent (Architecture, Engineering, etc.) which must be accredited if it was obtained at a university not belonging to the European Educational Space.

What you'll learn on the course

Urban and country planning
Elements of urban management
Land and housing policies
Spatial formation of real estate values
SIG applied to urban and country analysis
Sustainable city and country
Quantitative instruments for urban and country analysis
Techniques and methods for urban and real estate assessment
ICT applied to town and country analysis
Environmental analysis and assessment

Course programme

Town and country planning line

  • Theory of town and country planning (Compulsory. 5 ECTS).
  • Quantitative instruments of town and country analysis (Optional. 5 ECTS)

City and country management line

  • Land and housing policy (Optional. 5 ECTS)
  • Elements of urban management (Compulsory. 5 ECTS)

Urban and real estate assessment line

  • Spatial formation of Urban Values. Introduction to Regional Urban Economy (Compulsory. 5 ECTS)
  • Techniques and methods for urban and real estate assessment (Optional. 5 ECTS)

Information technologies applied to town and country analysis line

  • Geographical information systems applied to town and country analysis (Compulsory. 5 ECTS)
  • ICT applied to town and country analysis: 3D GIS, remote sensing, 3D modelling and urban virtual reality (Optional. 5 ECTS)

Urban environment and sustainability line

  • Sustainable city and country (Compulsory. 5 ECTS)
  • Environmental assessment and analysis of the city and country (Optional. 5 ECTS)

Research seminar (Optional. 10 ECTS)
Master's thesis (Compulsory. 15 ECTS)

Achievements for this centre

Additional information

The master's degree price for foreign students non residents in Spain and non nationals from EU is € 76,65 per credit ECTS. Year 2013-2014.