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  • Tuition Fee:
  • Local: $ 16.1k / 1 year
  • Foreign: $ 29.6k / 1 year
  • Languages of instruction:
  • English
  • Deadline:
  • 28 7월
  • StudyQA ranking:
  • 135pts.
  • Duration:
  • 1 year

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    The Mega Infrastructure Planning, Appraisal and Delivery MSc is unique in preparing students for the major challenges ahead globally in the mega infrastructure field. The programme offers a holistic approach to the field offering decision making and problem solving that lead to more robust investment outcomes.

    This MSc provides a critical review of mega infrastructure planning and appraisal methods and international practice and assesses how 'fit for purpose' these are for current sustainable development challenges. The programme focuses on generic lessons and principles that apply across the different sectors, while also covering the sectoral and context-specific considerations that determine success in different development contexts.

    Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits.

    The programme consists of seven core modules (105 credits), one option (15 credits), dissertation (60 credits) and a field trip (not credit bearing).

    A Postgraduate Diploma, seven core modules (105 credits), one elective module (15 credits), full-time nine months and part-time 2 to 5 years is offered.

    Core modules

    • Mega Infrastructures as Agents of Change
    • Infrastructure Planning, Appraisal and Delivery Toolbox
    • Risk, Uncertainty and Complexity in Decision-making
    • Critical Issues in Mega Infrastructure Investments
    • Twenty-first Century Infrastructure Planning, Appraisal and Delivery Toolbox
    • Sustainability Visions and Challenges for Mega Infrastructure Investments
    • Group Project

    Optional modules

    Students choose one elective module from:

    • UCL Bartlett School of Planning
    • UCL Bartlett Development Planning Unit
    • UCL Geography
    • UCL Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering

    Dissertation/report

    All MSc students undertake a supervised independent research project which culminates in a substantial dissertation.

    Teaching and learning

    The programme is delivered through a combination of traditional lectures, tutorials and seminars, a field trip, individual and group project work, and skills-based practical project work, with direct practitioner involvement. Student performance is assessed through individual and group work, essays, examination and project work.


    UK requirements for international applications

    Universities in the United Kingdom use a centralized system of undergraduate application: University and College Admissions Service (UCAS). It is used by both domestic and international students. Students have to register on the UCAS website before applying to the university. They will find all the necessary information about the application process on this website. Some graduate courses also require registration on this website, but in most cases students have to apply directly to the university. Some universities also accept undergraduate application through Common App (the information about it could be found on universities' websites).

    Both undergraduate and graduate students may receive three types of responses from the university. The first one, “unconditional offer” means that you already reached all requirements and may be admitted to the university. The second one, “conditional offer” makes your admission possible if you fulfill some criteria – for example, have good grades on final exams. The third one, “unsuccessful application” means that you, unfortunately, could not be admitted to the university of you choice.

    All universities require personal statement, which should include the reasons to study in the UK and the information about personal and professional goals of the student and a transcript, which includes grades received in high school or in the previous university.


    program_requirements

    Normally a minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor's degree (or higher) from a UK university or an overseas qualification of equivalent standing. There is no particular subject requirement as the MSc provides an 'initial' planning education for graduates with cognate or non-cognate degrees. Where candidates fail to meet the standard requirement (i.e. they hold a degree of a lower classification), the department will take into account professional experience in planning or a related field when considering the application. Applicants who do not hold a first degree may, in exceptional cases, be admitted to the programme if they are able to demonstrate considerable senior-level professional experience in planning or a related field.

    Bartlett Masters Scholarship

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    £10,000 (1 year)
    Eligibility:
    UK, EU, Overseas students
    Criteria:
    Based on financial need

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    £10,000 (1 year)
    Eligibility:
    UK students
    Criteria:
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