University master's degree in Territorial Studies and Planning

If you think that the design of cities conditions daily life, mobility, gentrification or tourism, this is your master's degree, taught by one of the best Geography departments in the state.

Content Official Master's Degree in Territorial Studies and Planning

Basic skills

  • Knowledge and understanding that provide a basis or opportunity for originality in developing and / or applying ideas, often in a research context.
  • That the students can apply their knowledge and their ability to solve problems in new or unfamiliar environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their field of study.
  • That students are able to integrate knowledge and handle complexity and formulate judgments based on information that was incomplete or limited, include reflecting on social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgments.
  • Students can communicate their conclusions and the knowledge and rationale underpinning these to specialist and non-specialist audiences clearly and unambiguously.
  • That students have the learning skills that enable them to continue studying in a way that will be largely self-directed or autonomous.

Specific skills

  • Critically apply the most advanced concepts and theoretical approaches in land-use planning studies.
  • Judge the impact of the legal, economic, political and social framework on local and regional dynamics.
  • Apply multiple methodologies of geographical analysis at different local and regional.scales.
  • Promote planning strategies based on innovation and with a gender perspective.
  • Use geographical information technologies in map projection and representation for the design of useful scenarios in land-use planning and management and in urban planning.
  • Design urban planning and land-use management projects using the appropriate figures and methodologies at different local and regional scales.
  • Recognise and use the most efficient mechanisms and instruments of planning and management, especially in situations of conflict, for a wide variety of spaces at different scales.
  • Analyse and interpret environmental issues, applying your knowledge of environmental and ecological economics.
  • Analyse and interpret spatial and regional projections of social and economic imbalances in the processes of land-use planning and urban planning.

Cross-curricular skills

  • Promote the use and development of the principles of ecological, social and economic sustainability through mechanisms of citizen participation.
  • Develop a capacity for critical thinking, analysis and resolution of hypotheses with maximum rigour and quality for each area of local and regional specialisation.
  • Work in an international multidisciplinary context that promotes the values of social and gender equality.