Sustainable Urban Development
- Winter semester
- Mode of admission:
- without admission restriction
- directly at the University
- Study mode:
- On campus
Bachelor’s degree in:
- Architecture, civil engineering and geodesy, or environmental engineering at the TU Darmstadt, or
- Spatial planning (e.g. TU Dortmund, TU Kaiserslautern), or
- Urban and regional planning (e.g. HafenCity University Hamburg, TU Berlin), or
- Urban studies (e.g. Bauhaus University Weimar) as well as political science or sociology with a focus on urban development as reference courses.
Admission requirements for the Sustainable Urban Development master's degree program are a bachelor's degree in one of the reference degree programs or a degree in a degree program that teaches skills that are not significantly different from the initial skills taught in one of the reference degree programs (comparable degree program).
Graduates with a bachelor’s degree who are admitted to the joint degree master’s degree "Sustainable Urban Development" are expected to:
- Already have basic knowledge of the current problems of urban development and already know the basics of the corresponding methods of urban development and can apply them to simple issues.
- Basic knowledge of empirical analysis methods and statistical analysis techniques and arithmetic skills are also required.
- In addition, the students should have basic knowledge and experience in the preparation of written work and presentations. Good English language skills are required.
- The basics of economics are desirable.
- Basic knowledge of construction is recommended.
- Furthermore, basic knowledge of Vietnamese or German planning, building, and land law, as the application of geographic information systems including the ability to use these instruments for simple tasks is recommended.
If only one or two of the required skills are not available before the start of the course, these can be made up for using the basic modules offered (in the 1st semester).
Basic knowledge in at least two of the four areas listed below:
- methods of urban development,
- empirical analysis methods and statistical analysis techniques,
- German planning, building, and land law,
- application of geoinformation systems.
The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.
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