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Master of Science

Urban Planning
and Policy Design

Tuition fees
Regular fees are based on students’ family income and range from
about € 800 to € 3,300 per year. For Non-EU students regular fees
are equal to € 3,300 per year.
Students obtaining a scholarship will have to pay only a nominal
tuition fee of about € 150.


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Profile Course subjects

The Master of Science in Urban Planning is promoted by the The following is a sample of a default study plan for the year 2009/2010:
1st School of Architecture (Facoltà di Architettura e Società). The
programme bridges the knowledge and experience of urban design 1st year
at urban and regional scales with competencies in policy making.
The programme activities aim at developing a critical and up-to- Sem Course
date perspective in the field of urban studies within a wide range of
1 Urban and regional governance
research areas, practices and planning activities developed by the
teaching staff. The programme is based at Campus Leonardo, the 1 Welfare and local systems
historical seat of the Politecnico di Milano.
1 Workshop in urban policy design
Programme 2 Urban design
The courses are activated throughout four semesters, over a period
of two academic years. The first semester has the purpose of setting 2 Workshop in social policies
a common frame of reference for our students, who usually come or Urban design workshop
from different disciplines and experiences. From the second semester 2 Urban ethnography
onwards students are presented with a number of options according to
two orientations: urban design and urban policies. 2 Conflict resolution
Each orientation features two distinctive studios, dedicated to
the preparation of a project, and a set of complementary classes.
Courses, besides the Italian context, are facing a European and 2nd year
international perspective, in particular: local development policies,
urban regeneration initiatives, public administration and governance, Sem Course
socioeconomic changes, infrastructure and transportation. Additional 1 Policy analysis
seminars, study tours or visits in Italy and abroad are organized as a
complement to the study curriculum. 1 Workshop in development policies
Since October 2005 the Master of Science is being taught in English. 1 Public sector economics
Qualified internships and stages held in public agencies and in private
firms may be offered. 2 Real estate market an project impact assessment
and simulation
Faculty 2 Ethics and normative issues in land use regulation
Among the Full Professors of the programme: Pier Carlo Palermo,
Dean of the 1st School of Architecture, Alessandro Balducci (former Internship and Master Thesis
President of AESOP, the Association of European Schools of
Planning), Bruno Dente, Patrizia Gabellini, Costanzo Ranci.
During 2004 the Laurea ad Honorem in Urban Planning was given
to Giancarlo de Carlo and Nuno Portas. Eligible students
A qualified research staff and PhD students with significant The M.Sc. is addressed to students holding a Bachelor Degree in
international and professional experiences are involved in the one of the many subjects related to the Programme (Planning,
tutorship and teaching activity. The School has a rich library, and the Architecture, Engineering, Sociology and Social Sciences,
Architecture and Planning Department has a specialized library in Geography, Economy, Political Sciences, Environmental Sciences
Urban Planning. and others). After a qualitative and quantitative evaluation and
according to their distinctive curricula, specific information about
integrative courses or recognition of credits will be given to
Career opportunities
applicants who are going to enrol.
The aim of the programme is to train urban planners who can deal
with the multiple and complex issues of the contemporary policy
agenda for cities and regions. Students graduated in our M.Sc.
are currently working for Local Governments, research institutes,
private firms in the real estate and consultancy market, in Italy and