Master of Environmental Design Planning

University of Calgary

Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2016
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topic: Curriculum
Content Type: Academic Programs
Program Type: Master's Degree
Distance: Local Only
Commitment: Full-Time


The Faculty of Environmental Design (EVDS) has over 35 years experience delivering an innovative, interdisciplinary, design-based, graduate planning program. Throughout its history, the EVDS planning program has provided its students with: An understanding of the roles of sustainability, interdisciplinarity and design in developing innovative and workable solutions to current and future planning problems; Analytical, integrative, critical thinking and professional communication skills; An orientation to life-long learning and adaptation to varied planning contexts; Knowledge of the history and theory of human settlements and landscapes at the neighbourhood, community and regional scales; The knowledge and skill sets to successfully practice planning in a variety of community, metropolitan and regional settings; Expertise in diverse aspects of the planning field.

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