At a time when three-quarters of the world's urban population, ninety per cent of urban population growth, and poverty and social exclusion are increasingly concentrated in towns and cities in the 'Global South', it is vital that we understand the theoretical and empirical relationships between urbanisation and development. MSc Urbanisation and Development reviews urbanism from the colonial to the contemporary period, emphasising social, economic, demographic, cultural and political processes. Richly informed by cutting-edge research, this programme is ideally suited to those wishing to pursue higher study or careers in the wide variety of areas relating to development and urban issues.
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Assessment of the Programme by the Independent External Examiner (2010)
MSc Urbanisation and Development Graduation (2010-11 cohort)