Bachelor's Degree in Management of Smart and Sustainable Cities

Professionals with ITC and environmental engineering skills, and the ability to solve problems related to the management of a smart city which encompasses population, economy, mobility, the environment and administration

  • School of Engineering
  • Bellaterra Campus
  • Duration: 3 courses - 180 credits
  • Places: 60
  • Admission mark: 6,020
  • Price per credit: 35.77 Euros
  • Language: Catalan (65%), Spanish (30%) and English (5%)
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  • Learning mode: Classroom-based learning
Bachelor's Degree in Management of Smart and Sustainable Cities

Challenges such as pollution, safety, traffic, transport, collection of residues, services, etc. and also sustainable mobility, accessibility, citizen participation, tourism, etc. are in the need of ITC tools which can aid in their management.

This bachelor's degree meets the new needs posed by the growth of cities to turn them into authentic places in which the quality of life and equal opportunities can be guaranteed. The use of technology in the sustainable management of cities represents a true revolution in the urban development model, given that it improves the efficiency in management of municipal infrastructures and at the same time offers new services which improve the quality of life of its citizens.

The degree is structured into four thematic fields which cover the training needs fully to comprehend the functioning, management and governing of a city:

  • Urban, regional and environmental dynamics
  • Information processing systems
  • Cartography, geographic information systems and remote sensing
  • Data management and computer applications

Career options

The management of smart and sustainable cities provides the training needed to answer the needs of the public administration and businesses in several fields, such as:
  • Engineering and Urban Consultancies
  • Public Utilities (Water, Gas, Energy, Residues)
  • Mobility and Transport
  • Traffic Consultants
  • Cultural Management
  • Community Involvement
  • Business and Social Economics
  • Mapping and Geographic Information Services
  • Environmental Management
  • Devices and Technologies for Urban Networks
  • New companies focused on geographic data services and technological services for urban areas

Quality

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