Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas

Sustainable Urbanism and Spatial Planning

Cycle

Segundo ciclo

Degree

Master

Coordinator

Margarida Pereira; João Farinha (FCT/UNL)

Opening date

September 2018

Vacancies

30

Fees

1ª year - 1063,47€ 2º year ‐ 1 465€

Schedule

(to be available at http://www.fcsh.unl.pt/ensino/mestrados)

Education objectives

The upcoming of the new challenges related to the sustainability of the city, of the urban environment and of the spatial planning has brought along the need for highly qualified professionals with a specific education in the area of Sustainable Urbanism, Urban Environment and Spatial Planning.

The Master programme deals with an emerging area with a new job market in the public and the private sector. Because of its impact on the quality of life of the communities it is, at the same time, an area of scientific investigation of highest importance.

Access conditions

Please consult the application call available at www.fcsh.unl.pt

Degree pre-requisites

Length: 2 years/4 semesters.
Total credits: 120 credits (78 in course units of the study programme + 42 in the non-taught component).
Types of non-taught component: Dissertation, Project Work, Internship and Report.
The degree of “mestre” corresponds to the level 7 of the NQF and EQF-National Qualifications Framework/European Qualifications Framework.

Access to other courses

Access to study programmes leading to a doctoral degree.

Evaluation rules

Academic Regulation for curricular units evaluation is available at intranet. A final grade, expressed as a number between 10 and 20 on a scale of 0 to 20 as well as its equivalent on the ECTS grading scale, is awarded for the post-graduate diploma. The final grade of the post-graduate diploma is the average, by credit, of the grades obtained in the course units in which the student obtained the 60 credits from the taught part of the Masters course. A final grade, expressed as a number between 10 and 20 on a scale of 0 to 20 as well as its equivalent on the ECTS grading scale, is awarded for the Masters degree. The final grade of the Masters degree will be the average of the final grade of the taught part of the course, weighted to 40%, and the grade awarded to the dissertation, project work or practical work experience report, weighted to 60%.

Structure

Mandatory
Code Name ECTS
722171225 Air, Noise, Energy and Carbon in the Sustainable City 3
722171239 Strategic Environmental Evaluation and Monitoring of Plans 6
722171221 Cidades Sustentáveis e Inovação Urbana 6
722171220 Direito do Ordenamento do Território, do Urbanismo e da Construção 3
722171224 Urban Economy and Competitive Cities - 2nd semester 6
722171227 Sustainable Urban Management - 1st semester 3
722171219 Governance, Government and Citizenship - 2nd semester 3
722171216 History and Theory of Urbanism - 1st semester 3
722171223 Sustainable Mobility and Transports 6
722171222 Planeamento Ambiental - Corredores Verdes, Estruturas Ecológicas e Espaços Verdes 6
722171215 Urban Planning and Spatial Planning - 1st semester 6
722171218 Urban Policies - 2nd semester 6
722171226 Project in Sustainable Urbanism and Spatial Planning - 1st semester 9
722171217 Geog. Computer Technology Urban Planning - 1st semester 6
Elective option 1
Code Name ECTS
Options
722171231 Cities, Urbanity and Territory 3
722171230 Real Estate Development and the Production of Urban Space - 1st semester 3
722171229 Urban Networks and Systems in the Sustainable City 3
722171228 Vulnerability , Risks and Territory 3
Elective option 2
Code Name ECTS
Options
722041122 Dissertation on Sustainable Urbanism and Spatial Planning 42
722041123 Practical Training with Report on Sust. Urban. and Spatial Planning 42
722041124 Project Work on Sustainable Urbanism and Spatial Planning 42