Official master's degree in Territorial Studies and Planning

If you think how cities are designed has an impact on daily life, mobility, gentrification and tourism, this master's degree is for you! You will train to become a specialist in urban planning, municipal consultant and mobility advisor in a programme offered by one of the best departments of Geography in Spain, at a modern and innovative university. Classes are offered both on-site and online, so you can choose what is best for you.

  • Official UAB
  • Credits: 60 ECTS
  • Places: 25 places
  • Language: Catalan (45%), Spanish (45%) and English (10%)
  • Teaching centre: Faculty of Arts and Humanities

You will become a specialist in spatial and urban planning, and you will learn to analyse social dynamics, write up proposals and take decisions on the management of areas and that of its inhabitants.

During your first semester, you will produce territorial planning tools, while in your second semester, you will complete your training in the field of your interest: mobility, tourism, housing, local development or water management, always from the viewpoint of territorial planning. You will also take part in external work placements in firms and public administration departments in which many of our students later go on to work in professionally.

You will be in charge of designing a real municipal project and starting on the first day, you will be working hands-on with town councillors, municipal technicians, architects and urban planners.

In addition, this master's degree offers a series of conferences which include the participation of prestigious guest speakers from around the world, experts in urban planning, housing, ordinance, mobility, etc.

Lecturers include academics and internationally renowned professionals working in the sectors of urban planning, the design of neighbourhoods, the creation of new metropolitan mobility models, and the management of current tourism trends.

Once you have completed the master's degree you will be prepared to enter the labour market as a technician in territorial planning, socio-economic studies of neighbourhood designs, urban development and territorial management projects, and as a mobility consultant.

All of this in a modern working environment that uses all of the latest technologies to offer both on-site and remote teaching, organised by the country's top department of Geography and at a modern and innovative university.

Coordinator university:

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona