School of Architecture

Minimum Eligibility for the program

The candidate shall have passed the below mentioned degree programs from a recognized University/ Institution:

  • Bachelor of Architecture or
  • B.E./ B.Tech.(Civil Engineering) or
  • Bachelor of Planning or
  • Post-Graduation in Geography or Economics or Sociology

The candidate from general category shall have passed any of the above-mentioned degree programs with minimum 50% aggregate marks (minimum 45% aggregate marks for reserved category candidates)

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Master of Urban Planning is an advanced programme offered by School of Architecture and Planning. This program focuses on the development of an individual in the area of Urban planning and development. As we all know India with 30 percent urban population makes up second largest urban system in the world. By the year 2025 it is assumed that 50 presents of our population shall be urbane. History is a witness that urbanization has led to problems and issues like transportation, poverty, unemployment, unauthorized housing colonies, slums and squatter settlements. The severity of these issues is not understood since there is a gap on the emphasis on urban planning issues at academic levels. Therefore, P P Savani University`s Scholl of Architecture department carefully thought and has launched this course for individuals who think who can make a difference in the society.

These Post-Graduates after successfully completion of their course shall be competent to serve various Government and Non-Government Organizations dealing with urban planning and development. They shall also be efficient as well as effective in personal services to government and Non-Government Organizations, Private or Corporate sectors and handling various urban development projects and programmes viz; Functionaries and elected representatives of Municipal Councils, Corporations, Municipal and Nagar Panchayats; Architects, City and Town Planners (Bachelors and Masters in Architecture, Planning and Related Disciplines); Civil Engineers, Corporate Real Estate Professionals; Employees of the Autonomous Institutions /NGOs, Private or Corporate sectors working in various urban development sectors; Programme Officers, Project Officers, Research Investigators, and Research Assistants dealing with urban development in various International and National Organizations.

Objectives of the program

  • Providing an ultimate opportunity to learners to strengthen their knowledge and understanding of urban planning & development.
  • Expanding the capacities of the working urban planners and development professionals on various platforms of theoretical and practical aspects of urban planning and development.
  • To enable knowledge and skill development, implementation, monitoring, controlling and evaluating urban planning & development projects.

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Tentative Course for Masters in Urban Planning

SEMESTER I
Id Course Code Course Title
1SAUP7020Planning History and Theory
2SAUP7030Socio-economic basis for Planning
3SAUP7040Planning Techniques
4SAUP7050Infrastructure and Transport Planning-I
5SAUP7060Housing and Environmental Planning
6SAUP7010Studio course I
SEMESTER II
Id Course Code Course Title
1SAUP7070City and Metropolitan Planning
2SAUP7051Infrastructure and Transport Planning-II
3SAUP7090Urban Heritage Conservation
4SAUP7100Advanced Planning Techniques
5SAUP7110Elective I (Inclusive Urban Planning)
6SAUP7120Elective I (Planning for Tourism)
7SAUP7011Studio Course II
SEMESTER III
Id Course Code Course Title
1SAUP8130Urban Development Management
2SAUP8140Project Planning and Management
3SAUP8150Urban Governance
4SAUP8180Politics and Planning
5SAUP8160Elective II (Environment, Development and Disaster Management)
6SAUP8170Elective II (Energy, Climate Change and Urban Development)
7SAUP8012Studio Course III
SEMESTER IV
Id Course Code Course Title
1SAUP8190Development Finance
2SAUP8200Legal Issues and Professional Practice
3SAUP8213Thesis