Urban Policy - PhD This field prepares students to undertake research related to urban areas. Fundamentally, cities are about proximity and heterogeneity, which bring both benefits and costs.
The Public and Urban Policy PhD program prepares students for careers in the academy and professional practice. Our graduates pursue academic careers in teaching and research, as well as research and senior-level roles in think tanks, government, and in nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations.
This programme is designed for people interested in how policy decisions are made and how they impact on the real world. There is a focus on urban issues nationally and globally, and opportunities to study other significant public policy fields.Requirements Requirements for the Urban Policy Concentration include completing at least 3 gateway courses, taking courses from at least 2 of the different focus areas, and fulfilling enough courses to satisfy the unit requirement. The list of graduate level gateway and elective concentration courses may also be found in the Stanford Bulletin.The UP certificate emphasizes the social, economic and political dimensions of urban problems and is designed to prepare students for careers in urban policy analysis and economic development in national, state and local governments, nonprofit organizations, think tanks and international organizations.
Doctor of Philosophy in Urban Studies and Planning The PhD is the advanced research degree in urban planning or urban studies and is focused on training individuals for research and teaching in the areas of applied social research and planning.Read More
Location: Houghton Street, London, Paris Sciences Po and LSE have come together to offer this distinctive dual degree devoted to urban management and policy, which combines the strengths of two leading international centres of research in city development and urban governance.Read More
We produce world class research in economic, urban and development geography, environmental social science and climate change. Our PhD students operate at the highest academic level, and benefit from being at the forefront of research in their chosen field. PhD students are very much part of the Department's research culture.Read More
You can earn this graduate urban policy certificate as a standalone credential or as an add-on to one of the master’s or doctoral programs in social sciences at UAlbany. Those who enroll typically want to broaden their understanding of urban policy making and analysis to support academic projects or advance their careers in public administration, city planning, or community development. Core.Read More
A Graduate Research Assistantship is a form of financial support for a period of graduate study and is, therefore, not covered by a collective agreement. Unlike other forms of fellowship support for graduate students, the amount of a GRA is neither fixed nor subject to a university-wide formula. The stipend amounts vary widely, and are dependent on the field of study and the type of research.Read More
Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and the Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD) offer a joint degree program in public policy and urban planning. The joint degree program permits students to pursue a Master in Public Policy (MPP) degree at HKS and a Master in Urban Planning (MUP) degree at the GSD and to complete both degrees in three years, rather than the four years that would be.Read More
The Urban and Environmental Planning and Policy Ph.D. is based on the Department’s internationally prominent research and teaching strengths, including design-behavior research, environmental policy, health promotion and policy, and urban and community development. Students in the Ph.D. program take a common core of classes, and then specialize in study related to their research interests.Read More
The Ph.D. in Urban Studies and Public Affairs program seeks to graduate scholars who are prepared to research, teach, and practice reflectively in positions related to urban studies and public affairs, in universities and public policy organizations. It aims for graduates to have a strong theoretical and methodological foundation within the field, together with the in-depth knowledge required.Read More
Students in the doctoral program are required to take three courses in theory (9 credits) and three courses in methods (9 credits) that exceed the requirements of coursework taken in completion of a master’s program in urban planning or public policy. Relevant theory and methods courses include Planning, Public Policy, and Social Theory (16:762:624); Advanced Scholarly Research (16:762:626.Read More
Urban planners have a significant impact on how cities are developed and re-developed. And if you aspire to have a career in this engaging and rewarding field, here's some good news: There are many scholarship opportunities available to urban planning majors. These scholarships typically are funded by local foundations, industry groups and.Read More