Cities (MA) 12 months Postgraduate Program By Birkbeck, University of London |Top Universities
Program Duration

12 monthsProgram duration

Main Subject Area

Urban PlanningMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Urban Planning

Degree

MA

Study Level

Masters

Across millennia, cities have been centres of political and economic power, orchestrating the social and cultural life of their populations. Today, rapid and wide-spread urbanisation is creating new challenges. Cities come to reflect global inequalities, acting as hubs for transnational mobility, concentrating difference, and generating new forms of cultural expression and activism. Birkbeck’s MA/MSc Cities draws on the strengths of urban research and teaching in Birkbeck’s Schools of Arts and Social Sciences, History and Philosophy. Using real-world case studies, students will explore a variety of methodological and theoretical approaches. Students will follow their interests, choosing from modules incorporating a range of disciplinary perspectives as well as historical periods, including: cultural and visual studies; communications, digital design and networked technology; geography; history (including ancient history, history of art and architecture); linguistics; literature; museum studies; politics; and psycho-social studies.

Program overview

Main Subject

Urban Planning

Degree

MA

Study Level

Masters

Across millennia, cities have been centres of political and economic power, orchestrating the social and cultural life of their populations. Today, rapid and wide-spread urbanisation is creating new challenges. Cities come to reflect global inequalities, acting as hubs for transnational mobility, concentrating difference, and generating new forms of cultural expression and activism. Birkbeck’s MA/MSc Cities draws on the strengths of urban research and teaching in Birkbeck’s Schools of Arts and Social Sciences, History and Philosophy. Using real-world case studies, students will explore a variety of methodological and theoretical approaches. Students will follow their interests, choosing from modules incorporating a range of disciplinary perspectives as well as historical periods, including: cultural and visual studies; communications, digital design and networked technology; geography; history (including ancient history, history of art and architecture); linguistics; literature; museum studies; politics; and psycho-social studies.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

6+
2+
Jan-2000

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