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Metropolitan Planning, Policy and Design

University of Utah

36 months
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4177 USD/credit 125310 USD/year
4177 USD/credit 125310 USD/year
1176 USD/credit 35280 USD/year
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About

The doctoral degree in Metropolitan Planning, Policy and Design helps meet society’s need for researchers, scholars, teachers, and leaders to make our metropolitan areas sustainable and resilient. 

Overview

The Metropolitan Planning, Policy and Design challenge at University of Utah is to anticipate change and learn how best to manage it; the policy challenge is how to craft and implement policies needed to facilitate desired change; and the design challenge is how to shape the built environment to achieve desired outcomes. The degree is managed by the Department of City & Metropolitan Planning and is designed to facilitate the interdisciplinary culture of the University of Utah.

Learning outocmes

Students must advance to candidacy by the end of four years without as master’s degree in planning or 5 years without a master’s degree in planning. Advancing to candidacy includes completing all required course work, completing the qualifying paper and having an approved dissertation proposal. 

A PhD student with or without a master’s degree in planning has seven calendar years from the date of first registration to complete the doctoral degree with an approved dissertation. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Quantitative Methods in Planning
  • Urban Theory & Form
  • Article Writing & Publishing
  • Qualitative Methods for Planners and Designers
  • Research Design for Metropolitan Planning, Policy and Design 
  • Topics in City & Metropolitan Planning Pedagogy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An applicant for admission to The Graduate School must meet the following minimum requirements:
  • Meeting the academic department’s admission standards, and receiving a recommendation for admission to their graduate program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    125310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4177 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    125310 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4177 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • In-State

    35280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1176 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Salt Lake City

1000 - 1730 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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