Special PROGRAM

Green Cities, Planning& Design 

 


The faculty of Urban and Regional Planning is honored to announce the inauguration of its first special credit hour system program  "Green Cities, Planning& Design" starting from the academic year 2019-2020. The program to  be held at the faculty premises in Cairo university campus, and is tough in English.

 



About this Program

 The program of "Green Cities Planning and design" offered by the faculty of Regional and Urban Planning as one of the applied engineering science faculties under jurisdiction of Cairo University and the engineering sector of supreme council of Universities.

•Student fulfilling the program requirement is granted the Bachelor of Regional and Urban Planning - in the field of "Green Cities Planning Engineering and design”.

•The student certificate will be issued and certified from the Cairo University, Faculty of Regional and Urban Planning.

•Graduates should be able to register within the Egyptian Engineering Syndicate under the "Architecture division" also the membership of the Arab Union of Engineering is granted.

Why this program

The aim of this program is to enable national and international students to contribute positively to creating Green Cities worldwide.

•The program would teach them the values, skills, and provide knowledge required to be proficient Urban Planners and Designers.

•This could be achieved by learning to attain harmony between the three pillars of sustainability: physical, social and economic


The Vision:

Addressing the ethical, creative, and skillful application of the art and the science of planning and designing green urban and natural environments in the Egyptian and the international context.


The Mission:

To disseminate knowledge regarding Green Cities and their creation.It adopts the concept of green planning within the national, regional and international contexts of engineering and planning fields. This program emphasizes the role of FRUP in the scientific research and makes way for contextualizing international sustainable development methods, tools and models that are functional and feasible for developing countries.


Advantages of the Program

  • Making education delightful and interesting for all the students
  •  Various dynamic curriculum in the fields of Urban Design, environmental Planning, Architecture, landscape and Geo-INFORMATICS
  •  Technical skills achieved based on critical thinking and interactive teaching techniques.
  •  limited number of students (30-50) in lectures and tutorial classes
  •  An Interactive Communication between staff and students
  •  Strong correlation between teaching and research
  •  Improve the communication skills and English language proficiency
  •  Covering and up to the standard of the national academic reference (NARS)
  •  Practical qualification of the students to the standards of the national and international job opportunities

 

 


Professional Scientific title

The program of "Green Cities Planning and design" offered by the faculty of Regional and Urban Planning as one of the applied engineering science faculties under jurisdiction of Cairo University and the engineering sector of supreme council of Universities. Student fulfilling the program requirement is granted the Bachelor of Regional and Urban Planning - in the field of "Green Cities Planning Engineering and design”. The student certificate will be issued and certified from the Cairo University, Faculty of Regional and Urban Planning. Graduates should be able to register within the Egyptian Engineering Syndicate under the "Architecture division" also the membership of the Arab Union of Engineering is granted.


The job Market

The GCPD Program qualifies the students after the graduation to get the opportunities to work in the different fields of

•Urban Design,

•Environmental Planning & Engineering,

•Landscape Architecture

•and Geo-informatics. 

Graduates would be able to work in:

•International institutions dealing with urban development issues (UNICEF- UNDP- UN-Habitat- GIZ-…)

•Governmental Institutions (Ministry of Housing, Utilities and Urban Development: The General Organization of Physical Planning (GOPP), New Urban Communities Authority, the Central Agency for Reconstruction, National Planning Institute- ,,,,)

Private Sector (International and national consultation institutions)