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City and Regional Planning

University of California, Berkeley

60 months
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11442 USD/year
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About

City and Regional Planning from University of California, Berkeley provides training in urban and planning theory, advanced research, and the practice of planning.  

Overview

City and Regional Planning from University of California, Berkeley is served by nearly 20 city and regional planning faculty with expertise in community and economic development, transportation planning, urban design, international development, environmental planning, and global urbanism.

Students at City and Regional Planning from University of California, Berkeley will:

  • develop specializations within the field of urban studies and planning
  • expand their intellectual horizons through training in the related fields of architecture, landscape architecture and environmental planning, civil engineering, anthropology, geography, sociology, public policy, public health, and political science.
  • build intellectual community 
  • participate in national and international venues of scholarship. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Planning and Urban Theory
  • Research Methods
  • Housing Planning and Policy
  • Methods of Project Analysis
  • Development ‐ Design Studio
  • Theories of Urban Form and Design 
  • Shaping the Public Realm
  • Environmental Planning and Regulation 
  • Spatial Politics of Land 
  • Sustainable Communities
  • Urban Informatics and Visualization 
  • Healthy Cities
  • Data Science for Human Mobility and Socio‐technical Systems 
  • Community Development History, Theory and Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 60 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are required to have completed a master's degree in planning or a related field. 
  • They are expected to demonstrate capacity for advanced research and to present a compelling research topic as part of their application.
  • Evidence of English Language Proficiency
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Application Fee
  • GRE: Optional for Ph.D (highly encouraged)

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Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5721 USD per semester during 60 months.
  • National

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5721 USD per semester during 60 months.

Living costs for Berkeley

1750 - 2820 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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