Master in Urban in Practice (MUP) is a two to three years postgraduate Architecture Engineering course of study in India. Urban planning deals with the design and organization of urban space activities city planning like detaining, drawing up plans for the future physical arrangement and condition of area and communities.
The aim of the study program is to provide in-depth knowledge and techniques concerned with the interaction between people and the places they live for the planning policies and shape sustainable cities and livable communities.
The master’s course of study is suitable for those candidates wants to increase their knowledge for accelerating their career by exploring and acquire a critical understanding of urban planning.The candidates have to work positively and influence the environment and social equality and their impact on urban centers.
The course is designed to explore different perspectives on urban problems, policies, planning, and practices for providing opportunities to learn the techniques of planning decision making which put an impact on the real world, the study also develops an understanding of the social and economic environment comes under the context of the planning profession.
The course of study is designed to provide in-depth knowledge, information, techniques and about the activities associated with Architecture and Urban Planning in a comprehensive manner.The study is focused on theoretical and practical aspects and principles techniques in an academic discipline such as
Planning Theory and Techniques, Housing and Community Planning, Urban Design, Transportation Planning, Urban Infrastructure planning, Techniques of (Analysis, Population Studies), Computer Programming & Application, Socio-Economic Basis for planning, Urban & Rural Sociology, Urban Development Models, City & Metropolitan Planning.
The candidate have to complete Bachelor Degree like, Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) or any other Bachelor Degree with relevant subjects or equivalent examination,with minimum aggregate 55% marks, such candidates are eligible to take admission in Master’s degree study program.
This course requires study requires 2 to 3 years of the time period in India, It’s a Full Time professional degree course, but some candidates use part time, correspondence education program and also go for distance learning, online study option to earn this degree.
After the successful completion of this course, candidates can also pursue the higher studies and do Ph.D (Doctorate in Urban Planning), and specialization or research oriented work in their respective field.
The Master degree holder have excellent career opportunities in Colleges & Universities also in both Public and Private Sectors of planning and Development such as Property Development Companies, Housing and Community Advocacy, Education and research, Urban Planning and Designing Corporation, Environmental and Transport Planning Consultancies.
After the successful completion of the Master’s degree one can recognize as Architect and able to work as Professor, Lecturer, Assistant Project Supervisor, Associate Project Fellow, Chief Supervisor, Chief Architect, Project Manager, Technical Assistant (Planning), etc.
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