SCARP teaches a world-renowned lens on planning
at every post-secondary level.
Whether your journey is professional or academic, undergraduate or post-doctoral,
we have the resources and the paths you need, or the tools to forge your own path.
Master of Community and Regional Planning
Dual accredited, classified as a professional degree, and intended for students interested in professional planning and related professions. Intensive but generalist, involving immersive learning with real-world problems and partnerships.
Research Masters (MAP/MScP)
A research-based degree intended for practicing professionals wishing to strengthen their research skills, students with undergraduate planning degrees from accredited programs, and students intending to eventually pursue doctoral research.
An optimum environment to pursue interdisciplinary research at the intersections of planning theory and practice, and encourages critical thinking, inventive research, and effective communication of ideas.
Master of Engineering Leadership in Urban Systems
An intensive one-year degree program that equips you with the high-level technical skills needed to develop practical and sustainable solutions to meet the challenges associated with large urban infrastructure systems.
Bachelor of Urban Studies
An upcoming undergrad program jointly run with UBC Geography. Urban Studies furthers understanding of the forces that shape cities and how to redirect those forces. Become specialized in technical data analysis; development finance strategies; dialog and engagement practices; or political and policy-oriented communication. Launches in 2023/24 year.
Vancouver Summer Program
A four-week academic program offered by UBC. No matter where in the world you study, UBC SCARP offers a variety of planning course packages that provide skills and knowledge in topics ranging from data analysis, GIS, and the art of negotiation to community engagement and the built environment.