DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNING
Ph.D

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  Introduction

 The Doctor of Philosophy programme in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning offers students an opportunity for advanced academic work in the field of Urban and Regional Planning. The programme blends planning theory, in-depth understanding of development context with planning practice by exploring through research work, the central theoretical and methodological issues in planning and change, with the aim of furthering knowledge on changing paradigms and their applicability to sustainable development and transformation.

The programme aims to prepare students for senior positions in planning policy formulation, strategic planning and planning scholarship.  The students will be expected to conducts in-depth research and participate in seminars on topical and relevant planning themes and issues in line with the research priorities of the Department.

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