Bachelor Programs in Urban and Regional Planning

Compare 18 Bachelor Programs in Urban and Regional Planning

Urban and Regional Planning

Getting your bachelor’s degree is an important step towards entering or moving up in the job market. No matter what field you are looking to move into, there is a bachelor’s degree that can help. These degrees are offered in nearly every field imaginable, including urban and regional planning.

What is a Bachelor in Urban and Regional Planning? It is a degree that teaches about the process through which urban and regional areas are planned, designed and constructed. The coursework consists of work concerning issues that affect quality of life in all sorts of urban and regional areas with respect to livability, economic activity, efficiency, utilities and emergency services. Urban and regional planning is about creating livable areas where everyone has access to the resources they need.

The benefits of this degree are many. It may help a student to create a more complete and varied knowledge base with which to enter the job market. Employers appreciate potential employees who go the extra mile to achieve their dreams.

The cost of a Bachelor in Urban and Regional Planning varies. Factors that can determine price include the country or area of residence of the student, the chosen school, and the state or country where the school is located. Contacting specific schools directly is the only way to get a complete price for any program.

There are many different careers that are well suited to someone with a Bachelor in Urban and Regional Planning. These include city planning, urban design, government employment and even politics, as the implications of both good and bad city and regional planning have many important political consequences. There are many different positions in which a degree of this type can be a huge buoy.

There are many schools across the globe that offer bachelor’s degree programs. Many programs offer online courses in addition to classroom study. If a Bachelor in Urban and Regional Planning sounds interesting to you, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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BA Urban Planning and Design

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 years September 2017 China Suzhou

Urban planning and design considers the nature of human settlements and how they should be shaped from a range of perspectives. On this programme you will learn how to formulate strategic plans, design liveable spaces and create public places. [+]

Bachelors in Urban and Regional Planning. Overview As the size of the human population increases, cities now need to respond to a range of complex urban phenomena including rapid expansion and urban shrinkage. These complex issues demand more sophisticated solutions in order to achieve sustainable development. Students learning urban planning and design need to understand not only the processes of spatial change in the built and natural environments, but also study the arguments for intervening in these processes. Students based at XJTLU have the unique chance to study at the heart of what is one of the world’s most fascinating classrooms: China. The BA/BEng Urban Planning and Design programme offers students the opportunity to study both local and international urban and rural landscapes in a dynamic and supportive learning environment. Students will be able to equip themselves with knowledge and skills to analyse, critique and, ultimately, contribute to the sustainability of urban and rural development both in China and around the world. On completion, students will be able to work in sectors such as urban planning, urban design, city management, central and local government policy, consultancy, and real estate development. Urban planning and design students learn how to formulate strategic plans, design liveable spaces and create public places. You will consider the social, economic and environmental needs of a town or city and the impact of those on the built environment. Graduates help companies and governments make difficult decisions on the use of land including whether to develop, what to... [-]

Architecture

International University Alliance
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Boston

The B.A. in Architectural Studies is designed to serve as a platform or foundational degree for students who plan to specialize in architecture and other disciplines that focus on the design, planning and construction of the built environment. It exposes students to ideas and practices currently followed in all of the School’s design disciplines and it focuses on many of the business, communications and organizational skills that are not covered in the technical requirements of the graduate curricula. [+]

Architecture The B.A. in Architectural Studies is designed to serve as a platform or foundational degree for students who plan to specialize in architecture and other disciplines that focus on the design, planning and construction of the built environment. It exposes students to ideas and practices currently followed in all of the School’s design disciplines and it focuses on many of the business, communications and organizational skills that are not covered in the technical requirements of the graduate curricula. Students at KU who start in the B.A. in Architectural Studies, co-enroll in graduate professional degrees and take courses that count toward the B.A. and the graduate professional degree. All B.A. students take a core of classes in architecture, design and planning. The core involves a sequence of skill-based studios, survey courses within each of the School’s disciplines, and courses in architectural history and theory. This degree core is supplemented with classes that fulfill the Core Curriculum, additional courses that meet the requirements of any one of the Undergraduate Certificate Programs, and advanced professional enrichment courses that fulfill requirements in the graduate professional degrees. From the very beginning, each student works with an advisor to make sure that appropriate progress is being made both toward the completion of the B.A. degree and, if designated, the graduate professional degree. Some students may opt to complete the 124-credit B.A. without continuing and completing the additional year (or two) required to finish one of the professional degree paths. The four-year, 124-credit course of study... [-]

Bachelor In Real Estate And Urban Planning

Institut Africain de Management
Campus Full time September 2017 Senegal Dakar

The quality management itself as a relevant and original way in a world constantly seeking means and organization. Companies are demanding open solutions, responsible and sustainable to adapt quickly to the legislation in place in all areas where management is paramount. The (the) qualiticien (no) origins that was mostly a (a) technician (do), became a (a) specialist management of organizations. He (she) knows the company and its economic mechanisms, technical, human. He (she) knows that an organization must be structured according to the risks it runs to the near and long-term horizon. He (she) is aware of the existence of all the methods and quality management tools, security, health, sustainable development, excellence. He (she) has a vision of the future (at least that of his boss). [+]

Bachelors in Urban and Regional Planning. The quality management itself as a relevant and original way in a world constantly seeking means and organization. Companies are demanding open solutions, responsible and sustainable to adapt quickly to the legislation in place in all areas where management is paramount. The (the) qualiticien (no) origins that was mostly a (a) technician (do), became a (a) specialist management of organizations. He (she) knows the company and its economic mechanisms, technical, human. He (she) knows that an organization must be structured according to the risks it runs to the near and long-term horizon. He (she) is aware of the existence of all the methods and quality management tools, security, health, sustainable development, excellence. He (she) has a vision of the future (at least that of his boss). CONDITIONS OF ADMISSION • Bachelor • Application form • BSAT admission test • Maintenance LANGUAGES • English • Japanese • Chinese • Fulani and Mandinka business senior This course aims to train managers immediately operational and able to incorporate into their practice the challenges of sustainable development. Bring managerial and environmental expertise to put the company growth in a sustainable development approach and respect of the main ecological balances. Train graduates able to understand the African business and economic environment in its full human dimension. Former operational graduates capable to support the business growth of the company, the company sustain any by implementing a quality management for the emergence of a business manager. • Quality Manager • Facilitators... [-]

Bachelor of Architecture in Architecture Design

Royal University for Women
Campus Full time Part time 5 years September 2017 Bahrain Riffa + 1 more

This programme focuses on a broad range of perceptions linking several common concerns like location, context, practice, building methods, materials, and most importantly the role of the architect. [+]

From this Academic Year College of Art & Design is implementing the new B. Arch. Programme in Architectural Design. This programme focuses on a broad range of perceptions linking several common concerns like location, context, practice, building methods, materials, and most importantly the role of the architect. Today the architect is seen more as a collaborator in shaping the physical environment rather than the sole creator of a completed building. In this programme a number of general and specialized courses spread over ten semesters. The category of courses taught include Architecture Fundamental Courses, Architecture Major Requirements, Architecture Electives and Major Supporting Courses and Liberal Art courses, as per NAAB (National Architectural Accreditation Board) guidelines. An Internship course will help the students to explore professional practices in the field and final project will enable you to do a project from concept to final product using the theory and design learnt in the programme. Architectural Design programme will enable the students to develop their qualities and skills relevant for immediate employment. The Programme will also help them to understand the methods of investigation and preparation of the brief for a design project and provide adequate knowledge of the Building industries, organizations, regulations and procedures involved in translating design concepts into buildings and integrating plans into overall planning. This will also enable students to prepare for a variety of careers in future in research and teaching. [-]

Degree In Technical Architecture And Building

laSalle Barcelona
Campus Full time 5 years September 2017 Spain Barcelona

Degree in Engineering Building of La Salle is the first degree of this specialty which was approved in Catalonia, according to the new European framework for higher education, and one of the first in Spain. Before 2014, this degree will replace the career of Technical Architecture in all universities. [+]

Bachelors in Urban and Regional Planning. The Degree in Engineering Building of La Salle It is the first degree of this specialty which was approved in Catalonia, according to the new European framework for higher education, and one of the first in Spain. Before 2014, this degree will replace the career of Technical Architecture in all universities. The adequacy of the training programs to the real needs of the market, opening the range of job options for building engineers all actors of the construction process. Special emphasis is made on all subjects, technology as a tool, rigor, professionalism, ethics and honesty, which are essential if we want to improve a sector that demands a new way of doing to strive for excellence. Some subjects are taught in English, so that at the end you have an adequate level that allows you to work across Europe. ADDRESSED TO You can access this Grade: From the high school, once passed the entrance examinations to the University (PAU). From Higher Level Training Cycles (CFGS). If you are pursuing a university degree that has not finished and want to continue it in La Salle (file transfer). Should have attended university abroad, you have to be able to validate a minimum of 30 credits or access via approval of school and PAU through the UNED accreditation or via the UNED if you're the EHEA. If you already have a university degree. Should have attended university abroad, you have to be able to validate a minimum... [-]

Bachelor in Urban and Regional Studies

University Of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA Green Bay

Urban and Regional Studies develops individuals who want to make a difference in their community: a difference in what happens to older neighborhoods in transition; a difference in what happens as new suburban communities are planned and built; and a difference in the lives and well-being of persons across metropolitan and rural regions. [+]

Urban and Regional Studies develops individuals who want to make a difference in their community: a difference in what happens to older neighborhoods in transition; a difference in what happens as new suburban communities are planned and built; and a difference in the lives and well-being of persons across metropolitan and rural regions. URS offers undergraduates an opportunity to become familiar with concepts that will be useful whether they become community organizers, lawyers, city or regional planners, architects, teachers, economic development specialists, journalists, social workers, city managers, or enter careers in business. Students are offered introductory and advanced coursework in many of the social science disciplines that contribute to the field of urban studies -- including economics, geography, political science, psychology, and sociology -- as well as specialized coursework such as: urban social problems, urban and regional planning, and the seminar in ethics and public action. We have a number of areas of emphasis within the program, including community development, ethnic studies, and urban and regional planning. Areas of Emphasis View the course requirements and recommended semester by semester schedule of courses for the areas of emphasis in Urban and Regional Studies: Community Development Course work focuses on macro issues in economic development and planning, including Land Use Controls, Community Economic Development, Urban and Regional Planning, and Urban and Regional Economic Theory. Ethnic Studies Course work emphasizes experience of ethnic and racial groups in the United States, including especially the continuing efforts of these groups to build communities and their... [-]

Bachelor in Architecture Engineering

Palestine Polytechnic University
Campus Full time August 2017 Palestinian Territories Hebron

The establishment of the Department of Architecture dates back to 2003. It provides a curriculum leading to the bachelor's degree with a specialization in architectural engineering. Students passing the architectural skills exam in the department of engineer have the choice to enroll in the department of architecture. [+]

Bachelors in Urban and Regional Planning. The establishment of the Department of Architecture dates back to 2003. It provides a curriculum leading to the bachelor's degree with a specialization in architectural engineering. Students passing the architectural skills exam in the department of engineer have the choice to enroll in the department of architecture. Program mission and objectives The mission of the Civil and Architectural Engineering Department at Palestine Polytechnic University is to provide our students with the necessary academic base required to pursue advanced studies leading to advanced degrees and to prepare them for life-long careers as practicing professional engineers. The objective of the department is to graduate architects who are capable in both theoretical and practical aspects to play their creative role in shaping the built of Palestinian environment taking into consideration the social context and the modern technology, to meet the needs of the local community and strengthen our cultural environment. [-]

Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture

International University of Catalonia
Campus Full time 10 semesters September 2017 Spain Barcelona

A strong international outlook and universal values, the Bachelor's degree in Architecture in the School of Architecture teaches students along various lines of professional development and improves competitiveness through the encouragement of polyvalence, co-responsibility, entrepreneurship and internationalism. [+]

A strong international outlook and universal values, the Bachelor's degree in Architecture in the School of Architecture teaches students along various lines of professional development and improves competitiveness through the encouragement of polyvalence, co-responsibility, entrepreneurship and internationalism. We achieve this through a teaching method based on undertaking projects on all scales involving simultaneous interaction between all areas of knowledge. More reasons to study Architecture A global perspective: You'll learn to work on a project starting from a territorial level all the way down to the construction details. Committed to society: The only school of architecture in Spain that teaches compulsory subjects on cooperation, sustainability and accessibility. International: By studying for a year and a half at the University of Belgrano you will receive a double degree which will allow you to work both in Argentina and in Europe. Architecture at ESARQ Our commitment is to ensure you the best academic preparation that will provide theoretical and practical tools necessary to ensure high employment. We stand to enrich the professional profile of the future architect capacity with multiple lines. We have a national and international job bank which allows students to find jobs around the world, due to the network of agreements held with companies from the sector, providing various professional opportunities. The UIC is committed to providing its students with the best academic preparation in both the theoretical and practical realms, and also to providing them with the tools which are necessary for successful access to the labour market. In... [-]

Bachelor in Architecture

American University of Ras al Khaimah
Campus Full time 5 years September 2017 United Arab Emirates Ras Al Khaimah

Architecture is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings and other physical structures. [+]

Bachelors in Urban and Regional Planning. Architecture is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings and other physical structures. Career Opportunities Jobs where your degree would be useful include: Building surveyor Commercial/residential surveyor Higher education lecturer Historic buildings inspector/conservation officer Landscape architect Planning and development surveyor Production designer, theatre/television/film Structural engineer Town planner Jobs directly related to your degree include: Architect Architectural technologist Interior and spatial designer Admissions Criteria American / Canadian Diploma UAE / GCC / Egyptian Secondary School Certificate UAE / GCC / Egyptian Secondary School Certificate British IGCSE / GCE Leaving School Certificate(A School Leaving Certificate must be provided,showing the last grade (year) completed) Iranian Diploma Indian / Pakistani /Bangladesh Higher Secondary School Certificate International Baccalaureate Diploma Syrian Secondary School Certificate SABIS Diploma WAEC / NECO Mission The Bachelor of Architecture program at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) educates students to become qualified architects who are capable of generating effective solutions by using architectural approaches in the field of Architecture. The graduates of the program will be well versed in technology and in social and environmental issues. Architecture program require students to apply principles of architecture and basic science to model, analyze, design, and realize physical environments, components or processes; and prepare students to work professionally in architectural areas. The program provides students with an excellent foundation in the core technical competencies of the discipline: design, building construction, and history and theory of architecture with special consideration to sustainability... [-]

BTech in Town and Regional Planning

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 year February 2018 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

This qualification is intended for students specializing in the field of urban and regional development planning, working in government and non-governmental sectors. Students who have achieved this qualification will be able to, independently, and in a team, plan in both spatial and non-spatial fields, using appropriate technology, in order to critically respond to the challenges in the natural and built environment. Students will be able to apply for registration as a Professional Planner with SACPLAN, after having met specific SACPLAN requirements. [+]

After successful completion of the National Diploma, candidates may, subject to the applicable programme regulations, register for the Bachelor’s Degree in Technology (Baccalaureus Technologiae –BTech). The BTech requires a minimum of one year’s further study. A BTech Degree in the relevant field of study will be conferred on candidates after successful completion of all theoretical requirements. This qualification is intended for students specializing in the field of urban and regional development planning, working in government and non-governmental sectors. Students who have achieved this qualification will be able to, independently, and in a team, plan in both spatial and non-spatial fields, using appropriate technology, in order to critically respond to the challenges in the natural and built environment. Students will be able to apply for registration as a Professional Planner with SACPLAN, after having met specific SACPLAN requirements. Outcomes Exit level outcomes: The qualifying student will be able to: Research a plan, within the built and natural environment, assist in facilitating land use planning, control and development professionally. Apply appropriate technology, in the process of planning land use and development. Apply communication skills in retrieving and disseminating information. Apply interpretive skills in town planning-related matters. Assist in optimizing the use of resources within the built and natural environment. Admission Requirements and Selection Criteria A National Diploma: Town and Regional Planning, or an equivalent qualification of an equivalent standard. At the discretion of the Head of Department, applicants may be required to register for and pass bridging subjects before admission to the... [-]

Bachelor of the Built Environment

Melbourne Polytechnic
Campus Full time 3 years February 2018 Australia Melbourne

Melbourne Polytechnic's Bachelor of the Built Environment was developed following rigorous consultation with industry stakeholders and benchmarking with comparative courses within Australia to ensure that students have essential skills as required by architects at the undergraduate level. Build your future with Melbourne Polytechnic. [+]

Bachelors in Urban and Regional Planning. Melbourne Polytechnic's Bachelor of the Built Environment was developed following rigorous consultation with industry stakeholders and benchmarking with comparative courses within Australia to ensure that students have essential skills as required by architects at the undergraduate level. Build your future with Melbourne Polytechnic. Course Description The Bachelor of the Built Environment was accredited in late 2013, with the Tertiary Education Quality Standards Agency (TEQSA). Course design includes input from a range of stakeholders including architectural and construction firms, ensuring theoretical and practical coverage. The Bachelor of the Built Environment is aligned to the recommendations of the Australian Institute of Architects Standards for Undergraduate Programs in Architecture. From this Degree you will: Have advanced technical skills and a substantial knowledge base including design principles and theories relating to the practice of architecture Be able to create innovate design solutions that respond effectively to client briefs, sustainable principles and that are sympathetic to the surrounding natural and built environments Have the knowledge to articulate appropriate construction techniques, materials and building services into design solutions mindful of embodied energy Be able to problem-solve using a variety of techniques and tools in order to synthesise and apply knowledge to a range of planning and design tasks of varying size and complexity Articulation The Bachelor of the Built Environment has been designed to enable students to articulate from the Advanced Diploma of Building Design (Architectural) (22268VIC) and receive the equivalent of 11 subject credits (approximately three semesters). All prospective... [-]

BArch (Hons) Architecture

Nottingham Trent University: School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment
Campus Full time 3 years September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham

Architects take their ideas and dreams and design them into reality. On this Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) accredited course we will support you to find your own design approach, whilst equipping you with the skills and knowledge to tackle issues related to the built environment. [+]

BArch (Hons) Architecture Architects take their ideas and dreams and design them into reality. On this Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) accredited course we will support you to find your own design approach, whilst equipping you with the skills and knowledge to tackle issues related to the built environment. Prescribed by the Architects' Registration Board (ARB) and validated by the RIBA, this course you will give you the opportunity to: Work on live briefs set by real clients Complete your Part 1 in Architecture en-route to becoming an architect Join a teaching and learning culture allied to that of professional architecture practice Have the opportunity to go on trips to the UK and abroad as part of your course fees Work in professional-standard facilities and studios alongside a dedicated model making studio Hear from guest lecturers in our Trent Talks series Participate in regional, national and international competitions. Excellent student satisfaction - 96% of students who graduated in 2016 were satisfied with the course and teaching methods. (Student Satisfaction Survey 2016) Work alongside the RIBA in a mentoring programme in your final year You will learn to communicate your ideas through drawing, and exploring spaces through model-making and 3D visualisation. In our studio-based environment, you’ll create imaginative and practical designs combined with essential project co-ordination problem-solving skills. We combine a hands-on, project-driven approach covering all the important aspects of Architecture – linking urban design and sustainability with theory and business practice. This is delivered through group projects, study trips,... [-]

Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch)

Kenyatta University
Campus Full time 6 years January 2018 Kenya Nairobi

The School of Architecture and the Built Environment at Kenyatta University is projected to have its first intake on September 2015. The school aims at providing training in the planning, formulation and implementation of built forms ranging from the individual dwellings, communities and cities. [+]

Bachelors in Urban and Regional Planning. The School of Architecture and the Built Environment at Kenyatta University is projected to have its first intake on September 2015. The school aims at providing training in the planning, formulation and implementation of built forms ranging from the individual dwellings, communities and cities. The ever rising demand for dwellings spaces that are sustainable and economically efficient requires training to the highest levels possible.st levels possible. Entry Requirements Applicants for the Bachelor of Architecture must have obtained the following minimum qualifications: Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Obtained a minimum grade of C+ in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education and have minimum grade of C+ in the following subjects: Mathematics Physics English/Kiswahili Any 2nd Group II (Biology or Chemistry) or Any Group III (Geography or History or Art and Design) or Any Group IV (Home Science or Art and Design or Agriculture or Aviation Technology or Computer Studies) or Any Group V (French, German, Arabic, Music, Business Studies) A-Level Two Principal Passes in any one of the following subjects: Economics, History, Geography, Commerce, or any other relevant subject, and a credit pass in the English language and Mathematics at KCE level or equivalent. Approved Diploma Candidates with a Kenyatta University approved diploma or Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) Diploma with at least a credit pass in: Building Construction, Architectural Studies, Land Surveying and Civil Engineering; or Diploma in Estate Agency and Property Management; or Diploma in Technology (Dip. Tech) in Land Administration may... [-]

Bachelor of pre-Architecture

The University of Arizona
Campus Full time 5 years September 2017 USA Tucson

Architecture is an interdisciplinary field. It requires a comprehensive general education and an understanding of history and culture, physical environments and building technology combined with skill in drawing, design, math, and computer modeling. [+]

The five-year program that culminates in the accredited Bachelor of Architecture degree comprises: a foundation (pre-architecture) year a three-year professional core and a fifth year focusing on design options and a senior capstone project. Admission to the Professional Phase (second through fifth years) of the program is selective and competitive. The three-year professional core emphasizes five major areas: design/communication, history/theory, technologies, practice/management, and electives. Fifth year design options vary but typically include sustainable design, historic preservation, community design, lightweight structures, design-build, and behavioral aspects in design. Throughout the professional program architectural studies are balanced by general education requirements in three areas of knowledge: individuals and societies, traditions and cultures, and natural sciences. In addition, both open and architectural electives are required. Because the School has a strong commitment to general education and breadth of study outside architecture, the curriculum allows for the pursuit of a minor in another discipline. [-]

Bachelor in Architecture and Urbanism - ENSA Nantes

Medine Education Village
Campus Full time 3 years August 2017 Mauritius Quatre Bornes

In a fast evolving environment with increasing population density, urban planning and architectural competencies are an asset. Our Bachelor degree within this prestigious School of Architecture will provide you with the relevant tools and practices to excel in this particular field, if you endeavor to pursue your career. [+]

Bachelors in Urban and Regional Planning. In a fast evolving environment with increasing population density, urban planning and architectural competencies are an asset. Our Bachelor degree within this prestigious School of Architecture will provide you with the relevant tools and practices to excel in this particular field, if you endeavor to pursue your career. Our program has been designed around 3 years of studies with a total duration of 1500 hours per academic year. Courses will involve the participation of highly skilled and brilliant professors with international experience throughout the programme. Studying at ENSA Nantes will provide you with a series of prospects over and above a prestigious degree. You will have the opportunity to do internships all through your degree-course, fitted along your modules.  Open a world of opportunities. Once you complete your Bachelor degree, you can opt for a Master’s degree either in Mauritius or in Nantes-France. However, to be entitled as an architect and recognised as such by the respective regulatory bodies of Mauritius and France, a student needs to vet 2 years of practice in Mauritius or 6-months’ practice and 150 hours of training in France. Next intake: October 2016 The annual tuition fee for the Bachelor degree has been set at 6,500 euros/year. This amount accounts for tuition fees only and do not include accommodation. [-]