Bachelor's Degree in Urban Planning in Europe

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A bachelor's degree is awarded at the successful completion of an undergraduate academic program. It is often the first degree a student received in his or her academic career. It typically takes four years of full-time study to earn a bachelor’s degree.

Graduates of a Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning will be able to pursue careers in local governments, private sector property developers or consultancy. The degree intends to teach students how to create urban environments that are sustainable and liveable. It does this by providing an education in urban design, economics, history, environmental and politics studies.

Europe is, by convention, one of the world's seven continents. Comprising the western most point of Eurasia, Europe is usually divided from Asia by the watershed divides of the Ural and Caucasus Mountains, the Ural River, the Caspian and Black Seas, and the waterways connecting the Black and Aegean Seas.

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Bachelor in Architecture

Volgograd State Technical University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Russia Volgograd

Architecture (07.00.00). As a part of this programme students graduate to work in the following fields: [+]

Bachelors in Urban Planning in Europe 2017. VSTU is the leading regional University, which ranks among the best institutions in the amount of qualified specialists of Volgograd region, the South of Russia and some foreign countries. University obtains a well-developed infrastructure, ensures high professional level and influences forming of social qualities of students for their successful integration in the international economy. According to the strategy of University there was founded a research and education industrial complex (cluster) focused on training of well-qualified specialists for high-tech sectors of economy. Transformations in the sphere of higher education of the Russian Federation were affected and realized in VSTU as a multilevel system of educational programs, modern forms of academic activity organization, quality control, adequate material and technical support. Favorable social environment has been created in a large team of employees and students. Most of them share cultural and ethical values, keep and develop tradition of polytechnic school. VSTU is committed to the principles of the Bologna Declaration. Architecture (07.00.00). As a part of this programme students graduate to work in the following fields: Architectural design; Architectural and structural design; Urban design; Urban environment design; Interior design; Entrance examinations In order to enter Bachelor’s Program, it is obligatory to provide: a document of previous education (original), nostrificated and legalized. Then an applicant undergoes the entrance examinations in the following subjects: Russian language; Mathematics; Physics/Chemistry/History/Social studies (depending on the chosen field of studies). Admission is held in accordance with the entrance examinations results. [-]

Bachelor of Architecture

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

The aim of study program is to give University education, main knowledge and skills in order to independently solve architectural and urbanization tasks. [+]

The aim of study program is to give University education, main knowledge and skills in order to independently solve architectural and urbanization tasks. This study program should develop artistical and intellectual abilities of upcoming architects. Also, to form aesthetical attitude, conception of setting organization. Moreover, to provide with the main knowledge about constructions of buildings, engineering equipment, planning of urbanism, ecology, economics, sociology and law. After architectural studies students gain the Bachelor's degree. HOW CAN YOU GET INTO THE PROGRAMME? For Architecture programme, entrance test is requered. Foreign students can take the test online on a previously agreed time. The test is reviewed by vice dean of the faculty and programme coordinator. Test duration is 4 hours, it consists of two tasks. First task is architectural composition. The aim of the task is to prepare presentation of proposed design of the architectural object and its environment. Single A3 sheet of paper should be used for presentation of the project. The project should include the plan, front and side views of the object as well as perspective view of the object rendered in natural environment. Additional views or details are allowed if necessary. The test should be executed in free hand technique using graphite pencil. Second task is free hand drawing task of proposed construction (two or three elements). A3 size paper sheet and graphite pencil use only. WHAT WILL YOU LEARN? To independently organize projects of buildings and urbanism which correspond to aesthetical and technical requirements. Principles of buildings and structures of urbanistic functional schemes and artistic shapes. Methods which supply person‘s and society‘s requirements and interests. About architecture and with it related history of arts and theoretical background. About building constructions and engineering systems, understand their importance and applied problems of architectural projection fields. Exchange period abroad? Students may study abroad in the following Universities: Blekinge Institute of Technology, Lund University (Sweden); Alfonso X el Sabio University (Madrid city), Polytechnic University of Valencia, University of Seville, University of Alcala (Spain); Sapienza University of Rome, University of Florence, Polytechnic University of Turin (Italy); Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Oslo School of Architecture and Design (Norway); University of Minho (Guimaraes’e city), Technical University of Lisbon, ISCTE – University Institute of Lisbon (Portugal); University of Stuttgart, University of Erfurt, University of Frankfurt am Main, Bauhaus University (Weimar city), Braunschweig University of Technology, Dresden University of Applied Sciences, Technical University Munich (Germany); Aarhus School of Architecture, Vitus Bering Centre for higher education (Denmark); Czech Technical University in Prague (Czech Republic); Tampere University of Technology (Finland); Lublin University of Technology, Bialystok University of Technology (Poland); etc. Overall 34 higher schools. Faculty of architecture have ERASMUS international study exchange program. This contract is signed with 34 higher schools of EU countries. Students of VGTU have opportunity to study one semester in the higher schools of Germany, Denmark, Poland, Czech Republic, France, England, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Latvia. Annually in other universities study more than 40 students of architecture faculty. What are career opportunities after graduation? During the studies university gives artistic education, main knowledge and skills which give opportunity independently tackle not complicated architectural and urbanization tasks. Also, students learn how to be professional assistant of architect. Quantity of gained knowledge and skills is enough for students for further specialization in any field of architecture. After BA studies students may work in companies of architectural projection, planning of city and building enterprises. Moreover, students can work in institutions of state and municipality. Furthermore, arrange reconstructions of buildings and their interior. Besides, arrange architectural projects of urbanistic complexes of buildings and landscape. What is opinion of students graduated from architecture? ‘Study program of architecture is not only new discoveries, but also responsibility! Here I learned the main lesson of life. I realized that my contact with paper can absolutely change people’s life. Therefore, when I do every work I try to not forget creatively express my minds and delicately and responsively deal with architectural measures.’ (Milda, graduated from architecture in 2010). ‘I am very happy that I chose Bachelor's and Master's studies in faculty of architecture. I studied in VGTU not for diploma, but for my interest. Therefore, I liked very much that every subject is taught by real specialists of particular field. Lecturers every subject teach not only by books, but also very lively, sometimes not in the auditorium, but outside the university - in the old city by touching real heritage. Also, I would like to emphasize strong personalities in projection, history of architecture and in the fields of heritage, non-traditional methods of context analysis. What is more, I appreciate that faculty of architecture keep international contacts with foreign universities and it is exciting to see young collective in my faculty. Definitely, there is something what I should improve, so I try to do my best in further studies in faculty of architecture by reaching doctoral degree. As a result, I seek doctoral degree because I would like to relate my scientific future with VGTU University which is the best higher school of architecture in Lithuania.’ (Lukas, Master's degree student, 2008). [-]

Bachelor and Integrated Master - Architecture

Spiru Haret University
Campus Full time 6 years October 2017 Romania Bucharest

Architectural design I, Architectural design II, Study of form and composition I, Study of form [+]

Bachelors in Urban Planning in Europe 2017. Curriculum 1st year A. Compulsory Subjects - Architectural design I - Architectural design II - Study of form and composition I - Study of form and composition II - Mathematics I - Mechanics and Materials Strength Engineering I - Construction and finishings I - Construction and finishings II - Architecture Theory and Building Programmes I - Architecture Theory and Building Programmes II - Universal History of Arts and Architecture I - Descriptive Geometry I - Perspective I - Computer aided architectural design I - Computer aided architectural design II - Modern languages (practical course) - Modern languages (practical course) - Physical Education and Sports - Practical Training B. Optional Subjects - Architectural drawing (practical course) I - Educational psychology 2nd year A. Compulsory Subjects - Architectural design III - Architectural design IV - Study of form and composition III - Study of form and composition IV - Architecture Theory and Building Programmes III - Universal History of Architecture and Arts I - Universal History of Architecture and Arts II - Descriptive Geometry II - Perspectives II - Computer aided architectural design III - Computer aided architectural design IV - Architectural Structures Theory - Mechanicas and Materials Strength Engineering II - Constructions and Building Technologies I - Finishings and Finishings Technology (Interior Finishings) - Urban Planning and Infrastructures - Modern languages (practical course) III - Modern languages (practical course) IV - Physical Education and Sports - Practical Training B.Optional Subjects - Architectural drawing (practical course) II 3rd year A. Compulsory Subjects - Architectural design V - Architectural design VI - Study of form and composition V - Study of form and composition VI - Architecture Theory and Building Programmes V - Universal History of Architecture and Arts IV - Universal History of Architecture and Arts V - Computer aided architectural design V - Urban planning and territorial development II - Finishings and Finishings Technology (Exterior Finishes) - Wood and Metal Structures I - Wood and Metal Structures II - Reinforced Concrete Structures I - Built patrimony - Constructions and Building Technologies II (Notions of Hygrothermics) - Building equipment and Public Utilities I - Architecture and sustainable development - Principles and technologies Specialty projects - Urban planning - Practical Training 4th year A. Compulsory Subjects - Architectural Synthese I - Architectural Synthese II - Computer aided architectural design VII - Reinforced Concrete Structures II - Design I - Interior design - Contemporary technologies in architecture I - Urban structure and Composition - Universal History of Arts and Architecture VI - Universal History of Arts and Architecture VII - Aesthetics and architecture in the European cultural space - Building Restoration I - Specialty projects - Urban planning - Technical details - Practical Training B. Elective subjects B1. - Interior design - Environmental design B2. - Anthropology of the architectural space - Urban Sociology I - Art and architecture - Representations of architecture in arts - Modern architecture in historical spaces - Contemporary technologies in architecture II - Vernacultar architecture and sustainable tourism - Design II - Urban furniture - Computer aided architectural Design VII - Building equipments and edilitary works II - Territorial planning and regional development C. Optional Subjects 5th year A. Compulsory Subjects - Architectural synthesis III - Architectural synthesis IV - Building Restoration II - Building Restoration III - Urban form and urban phenomenon - Management in architecture - Special Structures Design - Theories and schools in architecture and urban planning (20th century) - Stage architecture and design - Building Physics I - Strategies of patrimony rehabilitation - Specialty projects - Urban planning - Restoration - Practical Training B. Elective Subjects B1. Elective projects (1) - Scenography - Urban landscaping B2. Elective Courses (3) - Ecology and landscape planning - Urban sociology II - Building Physics II - Styles in art and architecture - Visual communication - Architectural space semiotics - Aesthetics - Lighting and urban physics - Computer aided architectural design VIII - Graphics an architecrural photography - Centre and periphery in urban structures - Architecture of vaulted spaces in byzantine-balkan environment C. Optional Subjects 6th year A. Design Practicum - Architectural professional practice (6 hours per day x 5 days) 10 weeks B. Compulsory Subjects - Architectural synthesis - Special structures design II - Seismic risk and protection of the built patrimomy - The architectural design heauristics - Legislation in architecture and constructions - Dissertation - Pre-diploma - Dissertation project - Consultancy urbanism-structures-installations C. Elective courses sem. 1 (2 out of 4) - Marketing in architecture - Building in difficult locations - Architecture poetics - Philosophy of culture, art and architecture [-]