Research Masters (MAP/MScP)

This strong and robust degree program is designed:

  • For students who are interested in a career in planning or a possible interest in doctoral studies
  • As a platform for high-level planning and public-policy work
  • To provide a richer theoretical understanding of complex issues in city and community planning, environmental planning, and international development planning, as well as intensive study of instructive case studies.
  • To be completed within 24 months, incorporating a selection of course work (including a theory course and thesis workshop), and a thesis prepared with the guidance of a supervisor and second committee member. Successful applicants will work closely with a faculty supervisor, who should be identified in your application. 
Please review all information on requirements before you proceed here.

Complete pre-application: November 30
Application open: December 15
Application closes: February 1
Referee deadline: February 10

Please contact the UBC Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for any of these inquiries: 

  • Application fees
  • Online application problems
  • Minimum academic requirements
  • Transcript requirements
  • Translations of transcripts
  • Letters of Reference

Are you ready?

When ready, you may apply for the next September intake on the UBC Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies site:

Ready to submit your full application? Apply now

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