Master in Regional Development Planning And Management (Purbanchal University)
Faculty of Humanities and Social Science in Purbhanchal University has started the master program in regional development planning and management for student who wants to learn more about the development strategies within various urban and rural communities.This program combines theories and strategies, implementation and monitoring tools with practice orientated study aiming to flourish the development plan and programs in different region.This course focuses on the development planning and its management in various cities, industrial area, transportation networks, farmlands and its uses etc.
The two years, semester-based program offered by the university combines both theory and practical lessons along with internships/workshops. The curriculum offered by the university includes courses in Decentralization and Governance, Rural and Regional Development, Community Development Planning and Regional Planning Techniques.
The major aim of this program is to produce a skilled manpower in the related field. Some of the specific objectives of this program are listed below:
- To understand or identify development problems, trends, potentials, constraints and managing resource.
- To implement different development strategies, objectives, plans and policies.
- To create or conduct general plans and programs.
- To enable students to function efficiently in a team.
- To enhance student's critical thinking and decision-making skills.
In order to be eligible to apply for the Master in Regional Development Planning and Management Program, applicant must have completed his bachelor degree from an institution acceptable to Purbanchal University.
Course of Study
Scope and Career Prospects
Master in Regional Development Planning and Management degree holder has an array of job opportunities in multiple areas of government, non-government, national and regional organizations, regional planning, community participation, project planning, evaluating implementation and monitoring at local, national and international levels. Graduates with this degree have option to work as:
- Transport Planner
- Town Planner
- Local Government Officer
- Housing Manager/Officer
- Historic Buildings Inspector
- Conservation Officer
- Facilities Manager
- Sustainability Consultant
- Planning and Development Surveyor
- Landscape Architect
- Environmental Manager
- Community Development Worker
- Building Surveyor