How To Apply

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Entry Requirements

• Honors degree, or equivalent, from an officially recognised Institution of Higher Education in an appropriate subject.

• Candidates who have substantial related work experience, with a demonstrable interest in or a commitment to urban planning, sustainability and environmental management issues and/or smart city approaches will also be considered.

• Where specific professional expertise is involved, candidates who do not have a first degree, but who have qualifications or experiences which could be accredited through Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) are welcome to apply.

• Postgraduate diploma recognised as being equivalent to an honours degree or accredited professional or vocational experience in urban planning / design / management / sustainability related areas of practice will also be considered.
 
• Applicants who are non-native speakers of English must be able to demonstrate proficiency in English Language and may IELTS standard of at least 6 or TOEFL score of between 60-78 (or equivalent).

 

How To Apply

For an informal discussion about the Master’s program, please contact:
 
 Dr Jason Kirby
 University of Alabama at Birmingham Phone: +1 205 934-8479
 Email: sscgrad@uab.edu
 


Things to Consider:

  • 2016 Program Tuition: $22,675 USD (~ £14,786 GBP).  
  • Master’s Degrees can be completed in 2 calendar years.
  • Designed for professionals who want to interact with their international peers using state-of-the-art online instructional methods (Canvas VLE).
  • All related disciplines are welcome to apply in this multi-discipline graduate program.
  • Learn from experienced full-time UK and US Faculty.

To start your application:

  1. Go to the following link to apply to the UAB Graduate School  https://uabirmingham.force.com/graduate/TX_SiteLogin?startURL=%2Fgraduate%2FTargetX_Portal__PB
  2. You will need to create login and secure password
  3. Accept Terms and Conditions
  4. Start Application for “Graduate Degree Seeking” and Certificate
  5. Fill in relevant information
    o   Biographical Information
    o   Application Information,
    o   Educational Background (Official transcripts must be sent)
    o   Personal Essay : Very brief response to why you are interested in the program
    o   Provide 3 references and have them reply to the online solicitation
    o   NO external GRE, TOFEL required
Note:  If prompted your program is Housed in the School of Engineering, Civil Engineering, MEng in Sustainable Smart Cities.
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