Master in Regional Development Planning And Management | PU

Faculty of Humanities and Social Science in Purbanchal University (PU) 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 plan and programs in different region.

The total duration of this degree offered by the Purbanchal University (PU) is two years. This degree is based on semester system and has been divided into altogether four semesters in total. This course focuses on the development planning and its management in various cities, industrial area, transportation networks, farmlands, and its uses etc. This degree combines both theory and practical lessons along with internships/ workshops.

Objectives of Master in Regional Development Planning And Management

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 the problems, trends, potentials, constraints and managing resource.
  • To implement different 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.

Admission Requirements in Master in Regional Development Planning And Management

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 (PU).

Career and Scope

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
  • Housing Officer
  • Historic Buildings Inspector
  • Conservation Officer
  • Facilities Manager
  • Sustainability Consultant
  • Planning and Development Surveyor
  • Landscape Architect
  • Environmental Manager
  • Community Development Worker
  • Building Surveyor

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