POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMS


Scientific Degrees

 

Cairo University Council grant at the suggestion of the Council of the Faculty of Urban and Regional Planning as follows:

-         Technical Diploma   

-         Postgraduate Diploma

-         Master of Science (M.SC)

-         Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) 

Requirements of Scientific Degrees

Duration of Maximum study

Kind of certificate

qualification

scientific Degrees

 

2-4 semesters.

 

Completed certificate.

Higher diploma from a university faculties.

General Professional Studies Diploma

2-4 semesters.

 

 

 

 

 

Completed certificate.

Bachelor of Urban Planning and Engineering (architecture or civil engineering)

Specialist Diploma in Professional Studies:

 

 

 2-4 semesters.

 

You can then complete the study for a master's degree Urban and Regional Planning

Bachelor of Urban Planning and Architecture (architecture) or Engineering (Civil).

 

Graduate Diploma in specialized areas:

 

 

8-semesters Unlike the periods stop extending towels.

 

You can then complete the study for a master's degree Urban and Regional Planning

Bachelor of Urban Planning and Architecture (architecture) or Engineering (Civil), magna cum laude. Or postgraduate diploma

 

Master's degree in Urban and Regional Planning:

 

 

10-semesters Unlike the periods stop extending towels

 

 

Completed certificate.

Master of Urban Planning and Architecture (architecture) or Engineering (Civil), or equivalent.

 

PhD in Urban and Regional Planning:

 


Study and Entry times

    -The academic year divide to semester as follows :

-The first semester starts from first fourth week of September for 15 weeks.

·The second semester starts from first third week of February for 15 weeks.

The Enrollment for any stage is during three weeks before starting any semester after completing entry conditions and payment of fees.

 

Entry conditions:

a.The students have to hold bachelor's degree in regional and urban planning or architecture or civil engineering from one of the Egyptian universities or the equivalent of the supreme council of Egyptian universities with the exception of general professional studies diploma (urban development) Which requires, a student get a bachelor's degree from an Egyptian university or it's equivalent of the Supreme council of Egyptian universities.

b.The student should have all the required documents to be determined by management graduate and research department at the faculty.

c.The student should have the requirements set by the competent department council.

d.The student should present his position from the conscription to be exempt final exemption from military service or finished it or obtained temporary exemption to be valid for at least two years from the date of the start of the study. This requirement shall not apply to teaching assistant at the faculty.

e.Approval of the work on studying and partial times (two days at least).

f.   The student should pay the fees every semester.

g.The student should obtain an approval of competent department council and complete requires documents from management graduate.

Competent department council may add other conditions as it deems necessary for the acceptance, such an oral exam or on the paper for the new students and determine the number of acceptable students by the facilities available to the department and college, thus after the approval of the faculty council.

 

  Amendment and cancellation conditions

a. A student has the right to change courses with another within two weeks of starting the study.

  b. If the student withdraw after the study started since two weeks .he gets (W) appreciation  in the courses and register in the certificate and he re study this courses If it is compulsory .

  c.The student shall be entitled to withdraw from the courses (not pay him fees) within eight weeks at most from the beginning of the school semester The estimate (W) of any withdrawn.

  d.Student may re-registration in any course which did not achieve the desired estimate rapporteur study and test only once after paying tuition.

 

 


Main Courses & Credit hours

courses on the college level

Exam duration

Degrees distribution

Credit hours

module

code

Total

Final

year degrees

Total

practical

theoretical

exam

level 500 –  Technical Diploma   

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

 

Introduction to regional and urban planning

URP 501

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

 

Computers In regional and urban planning

URP 502

_____

200

____

200

6

8

2

 

Practical project

URP 503

level 500 –   Postgraduate Diploma

2

100

60

40

2

______

2

 

Scientific writing

 

URP 504

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

 

Computer applications

 

URP 505

level 600,700 – Masters and PhD

2

100

60

40

2

______

2

 

Scientific research methods

URP 601

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

 

Advanced computer applications

URP 602

2

100

60

40

3

______

2

 

Specialized English language

URP 603

2

100

60

40

2

______

2

 

Statistical analysis in scientific research.

URP 701

___

100

____

100

3

2

2

 

Issues and research in the areas of urban and regional planning-seminars.

URP 702

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

 

Advanced topics in the fields of urban and regional planning

URP 703

Department of Urban planning

Exam duration

Degrees distribution

Credit hours

module

code

Total

Final

year degrees

Total

practical

theoretical

exam

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Thought and the theories of urban planning

UP 501

-

200

-

200

6

8

2

Project in urban planning and housing

UP 502

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Issues and housing policies

UP 503

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Urban Ecology

UP 504

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Issues and problems organizing urbanism laws

UP 505

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Institutional and regulatory framework for urban development

UP 506

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Planning and implementation of real estate development projects

UP 507

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Preparation and design programs and housing projects

UP 508

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Urban Economy

UP 601

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Social Dimensions of urban

UP 602

level 600,700 – Masters and PhD

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Economics of Urban Management

UP 603

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Sustainability and future cities

UP 604

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Urban Planning Approaches

UP 605

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Urban growth management

UP 606

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

urban communities

UP 607

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Quantitative analysis and descriptive methods

UP 608

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Economics of Housing

UP 609

 

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Society and housing

UP 610

 

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Legislation and housing laws

UP 611

 

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Housing informal

UP 612

 

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Issues and urban development policies

UP 701

 

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Topics specializing in Urban Planning

UP 702

 

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Specializing in housing issues

UP 703

 

Department of Urban Design

Exam duration

Degrees distribution

Credit hours

module

code

Total

Final

year degrees

Total

practical

theoretical

exam

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

site planning and engineering

UD 616

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

valued urban areas in Egypt

UD 617

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

production process of informal areas

UD 618

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

public participation in urban upgrading and conservation

UD 619

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

urban upgrading and conservation methods

UD 620

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

urban production process

UD 621

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

advanced urban design

UD 701

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

urban design theories (history and pioneers)

UD 702

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Social -economic and cultural aspects in urban design

UD 703

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

specialized studies in urban design

UD 704

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

advanced landscape design

UD 705

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

planting in landscape design

UD 706

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

introduction in environmental planning and natural resources management

UD 707

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

management of eco-sensitive natural and areas reserves

UD 708

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

social and cultural aspects in urban upgrading and conservation projects

UD 709

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

urban upgrading and conservation issues(seminars

UD 710

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

economical aspects (dimensions) for urban upgrading and conservation

UD 711

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

landscape for urban heritage sites

UD 712

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

land management for informal settlements

UD 713

Department of Environmental Planning and Infrastructure

Exam duration

Degrees distribution

Credit hours

module

code

Total

Final

year degrees

Total

practical

theoretical

exam

500 Courses Level

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Approaches and methodologies of environmental planning

EP501

-

200

-

200

3

2

2

Basics of transportation and mobility planning

EP502

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Approaches for infrastructures planning

EP503

-----

200

-----

200

6

8

2

Environmental and infrastructure planning projects

EP504

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Environmental information systems

EP505

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Advanced land surveying systems

EP506

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Solid waste management

EP507

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Electricity and communications networks planning

EP508

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Transportation geography

EP509

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Evaluation and techniques of natural resources utilization

EP510

level 600,700 – Masters and PhD

3

100

60

40

4

4

2

Economics of Urban Management

EP601

3

100

60

40

4

4

2

Sustainability and future cities

EP602

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Urban Planning Approaches

EP603

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Urban growth management

EP604

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

urban communities

EP605

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Quantitative analysis and descriptive methods

EP606

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Economics of Housing

EP607

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Society and housing

EP608

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Legislation and housing laws

EP609

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Housing informal

EP610

3

100

60

40

4

4

2

Issues and urban development policies

 

EP611

3

100

60

40

4

4

2

Topics specializing in Urban Planning

EP612

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Specializing in housing issues

EP613

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Urban transportation planning

EP614

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Transportation systems and regional development

EP615

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Sustainable development of water resources

EP616

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Energy and community

EP617

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Free studies in transportation infrastructure planning

EP618

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Recent developments in environmental planning

Ep701

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Environmental protected areas management

EP702

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Transportation networks and recent urban design methodologies

EP703

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Policies of unconventional energy uses

EP704

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Advanced studies in solid waste management

EP705

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Sustainable management for infrastructures systems

EP706

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Green architecture

EP707

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Maritimes and regional development

EP708

3

100

60

40

3

2

2

Selected topics in transportation and infrastructure planning

EP709


Courses Description

 

Courses on the college level

"URP 505"Computer Applications

Advanced Studies in geographic information systems and spatial analysis in various fields of Urban Planning, introduction to remote sensing and how to use them in the field of urban planning, and reviewing the most important modern programs in various fields in the urban planning

"URP 703" Advanced Topics in Urban and Regional Planning

This course explain one of a modern subjects in the science of regional and urban planning and new technologies to keep up with global development on the one hand, and  to serve the local environment, on the other hand, the scientific content change from year to year according to the evolution of the global and local levels

URP 601"Research Methodology

The researcher is correct methodology for consideration put him should first understand the meaning of word methodology , and the decision is important and compulsory for all students in master’s courses in the kinds of scientific detective and explains the differences between quantitative and qualitative studies and qualities of each of them and methods of data collection and analysis .it  scheduled 

alastenbatih roads and other evidentiary and also reviews , in an attempt to get a better theoretical background for graduate students.   

 

1.Department of Urban planning

UP 702 Topics specializing in Urban Planning 

One or more of the study subjects and issues or urban planning problems recently or Futuristic and how they dealt with using modern approach, and the topics are determined in the context of actual requirement and its impact on the planning process

UP 611 Legislation and housing laws 

Study of legislation and organizer regulations to plan existing and new residential areas, Construction and planning condition to various residential areas, and short comings in the legislation and the laws of the planning and design of residential areas, and the laws of the Real estate financing, and the laws of the relationship between landlord and tenant

UP 610 Society and  housing  

Study of society characteristics and social classification of the population, and the requirements of target categories, and the interaction between society characteristics and the design of the residential unit and urban design and detailed residential areas, and how to select the desired housing properties

UP 603 Economics of Urban Management

Study objectives, functions and roles of urban management and how the administrative control, and  urban economics of scale , and adjust the level of quality of life in viruses  sectors of society demand characteristics, and identifying with the duties, local taxes and property taxes, commercial, industrial , other local and National Central revenue , re-allocation of  urban expenditure , determine the allocated structure of the central level of financial resources, classification and sectors in versus the demand of the various aspects of expenditure, and the efficient allocation of central financial resources and local expenditure and the various sectors and the balance of expenditure and urban expenditure budget

 

 

2.Department of Urban Design

UD 701: Advanced Urban Design:

This module presents some advanced studies of urban design in which students focus on studying architecture and urban styles, complex visual studies, and learn how to analyze and design elements of urban design

UD 705: Advanced landscape Design:

In this module, the students introduced to the methods of handling various landscape projects that 

differ in (size, place, and geography). The student designs a project proposed by the teaching faculty

 

 

3.Department of Environmental Planning and Infrastructure

EP706: Sustainable management for infrastructures systems

infrastructure sustainable management through its legal context through applicable laws, regulations, codes, international agreements and conventions, its fair and just cost and pricing policies and principles and service continuity and efficiency with applications to basic resources covering good governance and optimal utilization of such resources

EP707: Green architecture

Introduction to green architecture principles and applications at different systems and countries, its application and practices through urban settlements especially in energy and water use, and material rationalization with special focus on green infrastructure with review of international similar experiences

EP610 Free studies in environmental planning

Dynamic course aiming at building knowledge base on the EP scope within the context of the new global innovations and directions through series of seminars and directed group discussions on applied cases

 EP605 Economics of environmental planning

Advanced studies of general & environmental economy and investments towards conservation and its feasibility and its reflection on the physical and regional planning levels. It covers environmental accounting and surveillance using value engineering particularly in EP


Pre-Masters' schedule "The new approved Credit hours Courses

 The first semester 2015-2016 

Main Terms & Conditions

The most important provisions of the Regulations - regarding credit hours of compulsory and optional materials:

  1. The student studies courses of code 600/700 number of credit hours,at least 18 hours, including 12-hour compulsory courses and 6 hours of elective courses,and then prepares a message evaluated as 18 credit hours.
  2. .Students choose courses that would make it through the semester before the start of the study, from among the list of courses determined by the department concerned Council, With the consent of the academic supervisor 
  3. These Courses Should be Certified by The Vice Dean for Graduate Studies and Research, and Under his Authority the students will be allowed to choose one or more of Scientific Courses from outside the department concerned,or from one of the faculties of the University of Cairo,a maximum of 6 credit hours.
  4. The maximum number of credit hours that student is allowed to register for the semester is 12 hours.

 

Beginning of the first Session 15:00 - Session Time: 50 minutes