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Mobility and Urban Studies (Urban Design)

Master (2 years) of Science in Mobility and Urban Studies, 120 ECTS
Engineering Hotel, tourism, leisure, transport and logistics

Institution Aalborg University (AAU)
Campus Aalborg
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6700 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://www.studyguide.aau.dk/programmes/postgraduate/101327/

Description

The MSc programme in Mobility & Urban Studies is for students motivated to gain the technical skills associated with engineering as well as the theoretical based reflection of social science to understand, design or plan mobility in and around cities. In short, to become a “reflecting technologist” that approaches mobilities as more than simply movement and within it offers a cross-disciplinary mobility-profession based on the new mobilities turn.

Mobility & Urban studies integrates the diverse challenges that are related to an increasing physical mobility (traffic and transportation by car, plane or train alike), increased use of virtual mobility (mobile phones and smart transport systems), increasing social mobility (tourism and migration) and environmentally friendly and sustainable modes of transportation (e.g. bicycle cultures or bike lanes in Copenhagen).

The Mobilities & Urban Studies programme enables graduates to examine, integrate and design new solutions related to technological, environmental and urban planning challenges, as well as economic, organizational, political, and social strategies - all related to the field of mobilities.

You are able to undertake an internship or do an external study on 3rd semester. Read more about this possibility.

Career Opportunities  

Whether students plan to do research at universities or work in the private sector or public institutions, Mobilities & Urban Studies at Aalborg University offers a leading and international oriented academic education focused on mobilities - one of few in fact.

In the public sector, on state and municipal levels alike, there is a demand for mobility graduates with skills to analyse and plan for new ways to organise social mobilities that are moving towards resource optimisation, sustainable mobilities systems and a more equal distribution of mobilities resources. 

In the private sector, there is a great need for knowledge, proficiencies and competencies related to working out technological and strategic mobilities solutions that are able to satisfy the increasing demand for mobility within new resource restrictions.

Moreover, private NGOs and other organisations (e.g. within tourism) also offer employment opportunities. Large private logistics, transportation and tourism businesses are options. Consulting engineering firms and consultancies will also require graduates with a Master’s degree in Mobilitiy and Urban Studies.

Admission  

To apply for the Msc in Mobility and Urban Studies with af specialization in Mobilitites and Urban Design at Aalborg University, Denmark, please make sure you send your application form and further documentation via post to the International Office by the required deadline.

In addition, documentation will be required to verify that your proficiency in English is at an acceptable level. 
Read more about the language requirements of Aalborg University

Apply directly at Aalborg University with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aalborg University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education http://ufm.dk/en/recognition

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.

Tuition

There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside EU/EAA/Switzerland.

Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.  

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en

You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition

About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System


Autumn | Non-EU/EAA applicants

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Sep 01

Autumn | EU/EAA applicants

Application date
Apr 01
Start date
Sep 01

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