Bachelor's Degree in Urban Management

Universidad Camilo José Cela

Program Description

Bachelor's Degree in Urban Management

Universidad Camilo José Cela

THE FIRST DEGREE TO DESIGN THE CITIES OF THE FUTURE

Today, half the world’s population lives in cities. By 2030, over 70% of the world’s population will be urban, and will generate 80% of the wealth globally. This makes cities the true engine of the the global system.

This dizzying change is leading to new realities, such as collaborative economies, Big Data, electric vehicles, new infrastructure, changes in social relations and of course changes in the environment.

This immediate scenario requires professionals who are able to create, configure and lead the sustainable growth and development of cities.

The Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Management is ground-breaking in Spain and is spearheading the education of students with full command of the tools necessary to achieve digital management of the environment with a holistic view of cities to shape the Urban Agenda.

INNOVATIVE

The Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Management gives you the chance to lead the development of cities for the future.

The syllabus includes the Urban Agenda, a new concept that adapts to the specific needs of cities since there is no single model. This agenda details the development and sustainable development plans for cities aimed at improving the quality of life afforded to urban dwellers. You will acquire the knowledge needed to tackle innovation in different professional fields. Change can only be led by professionals capable of innovating and developing new growth and management models.

INTERNATIONAL

An internationally recognised qualification.

The Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Management syllabus progressively incorporates English language over the first 3 years, for students to carry out their end-of-degree project in English and to be able to do a 3-month international on-the-job training posting. In a global world, with different types of city, there is a vast possibilities for modernisation, bringing constant new job opportunities all over the world.

INTERDISCIPLINARY

In an interconnected world, where any decision has consequences in other fields, it is essential to provide an interdisciplinary and transversal education. An education that bears in mind new learning methods in different fields of knowledge that influence the development of cities.

A ONE-OF-A-KIND PROGRAMME

The Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Management is pioneering in Spain, as is its multidisciplinary syllabus including subjects from very different schools. The School of Architecture and Technology has set this syllabus for students to learn fundamentals of Law, Economics, Communications, Health and Education.

It will enable you to obtain international recognition through a joint international degree and is another fundamental factor in developing the international outlook of degree graduates.

The learning-by-doing method is applied to projects that ensure transversality and coworking, skills that are essential for today’s job market.

THE HIVE (LA COLMENA)

We educate professionals capable of making their way in hybrid environments and of tackling complex work tasks.

Acquire knowledge beyond your specialisation and open your mind to the world and its possibilities.

Enhance your humanistic and enterprising spirit with skills related to interaction, solidarity, technology and languages.

Share classes with students from other degrees, in a totally multidisciplinary environment.

The best ideas stem from an understanding of the world, sport can be a vehicle for cooperation and digital technologies can be an essential tools for communication and teaching.

The Hive (La Colmena) programme is a fully developed syllabus for four-year degrees spaced out in 8 subjects.

MEDIALAB

Practical sessions in the best facilities

A multimedia space fitted with all the resources and technology currently used in real-life workplaces for you to learn in a simulated environment from the first day. A creative factory to invent, enjoy and learn. We have the technology for you to practice your skills.

  • A TV studio with control room.
  • Networked multimedia rooms with the following software: Final Cut, Avid Media, Composer, Protools and the full Adobe Suite among others
  • Radio booths and mixing tables.
  • HD and 4k recording equipment
  • Photography kit

ON-THE-JOB TRAINING

What skills are taught in this degree?

Students taking the Bachelor’s Degree in Urban Management are capable of tackling challenges and problems posed by city management from an multidiscipliary standpoint.

Graduates will be ready to successfully tackle the new reality.

YOUR FUTURE

Take your place in the future of cities

Graduates will be ready to work as consultants for private companies and civil bodies, including innovation departments, in urban sustainability or energy efficiency for any type of organisation. Urban Management professionals are highly enterprising, developing their own business ideas.

This degree prepares students to lead the change in 2020:

  • Urban management and studies
  • Environmental management in cities and suburbs
  • Development, management and promotion of public spaces
  • Community sociology, management and mediation
  • Urban policies and public space management
  • City economic management
  • Geographic IT systems and urban data analysis
  • Urban investments and financial operations
  • Zoning and town planning
  • Teaching of urban management
This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • Spanish


Last updated October 23, 2017
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