EGS5060W - Urban Studies Coursework

0 credits at NQF level 9

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Course Outline:

This full time taught Masters course (MPhil) is offered over 24 months, beginning in February. It provides interdisciplinary training in urban studies, with a focus on the issues of relevance to African and global southern city contexts. The course is designed for both recent graduates as well as those with several years' experience and who wish to gain a broad understanding of debates in urban studies from an African and global south perspective. The curriculum comprises three compulsory core courses, The City Research Studio and two of the following courses: Urban Theory, The Urban Everyday and Curating Urban Regulation. In addition, students will choose a minimum of 23 credits of elective courses chosen from an approved list of electives which offer the student the opportunity to explore urban studies through existing disciplinary and thematic approaches. Details of these courses are available from the Urban Studies Masters handbook.