McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

Urban Planning (M.U.P. Non-Thesis)

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Program Information

School:McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Faculty:Faculty of Engineering
Field of Study:City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Urban Studies/Affairs
Description:The M.U.P. program requires two years of study, including a three-month summer internship in a professional setting. Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to have acquired basic planning skills, a broad understanding of urban issues, and specialized knowledge in a field of their own choice.

URL:Urban Planning (M.U.P. Non-Thesis) at McGill University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
Areas of Research:Urban Design
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $5,691
National: $10,924
International: $12,600

Cost per year represents typical annual fees based on 30 credits taken during Fall and Winter terms.
Careers:Urban and Land Use Planners

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7]
Application Notes : Applicants to graduate studies whose mother tongue is not English, and who have not completed an undergraduate or graduate degree from a recognized foreign institution where English is the language of instruction or from a recognized Canadian institution (anglophone or francophone), must submit documented proof of competency in oral and written English. By the application deadlines, appropriate exam results must be sent electronically directly from the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or IELTS (International English Language Testing Systems) Office. The minimum requirement for the TOEFL is a score of 100 on the Internet-based test (iBT), with each component score not less than 23. The minimum score for the IELTS test is 7.0, with a score of at least 6.5 for each component.
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Portfolio
The M.U.P. degree is open to students holding a bachelor's degree or equivalent in Anthropology, Architecture, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Geography, Law, Management, Political Science, Social Work, Sociology, or Urban Studies. Students from other academic backgrounds may also apply, but should explain in the Personal Statement why they would like to transition into urban planning.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on September 19, 2022