Urban Planning Courses (EdX)

Urban Planning Courses (EdX)


Urban Planning is the study of the design and economic development of cities and urban environments and encompasses all aspects that impact the public including land use, transportation, public spaces, sanitation, air and water quality, infrastructure, recreation and communications. Urban planners engage many disciplines in their work with a goal of creating a high quality of life for residents in metropolitan areas. Strategic thinking, data analysis and research skills are vital to anyone interested in the field of urban and regional planning. In addition, knowledge of architecture history, high-rise design, public policy, civil engineering, town planning, transportation planning, landscape design, population growth, and environmental planning contribute to success of city planners.








Planning & Design

Regional & Metropolitan Planning

Strategy & Planning

Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 6 - Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Goal 7 - Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Goal 9 - Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

Goal 11 - Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

Goal 15 - Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

New Urban Agenda Commitments

Capacity Development
Planning and Managing Urban Spatial Development

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