Welcome to the Planning Program!
Whether you’re a prospective or current student, we hope the following set of resources will be of assistance for you throughout your experience with the program.
The Urban and Regional Planning programs educate students in the scientific, aesthetic, and orderly disposition of land, resources, facilities and services with a view to securing the physical, economic and social efficiency, health and well-being of communities. Planners work for all levels of government and in professional planning consultancies. The department offers the planning education at the Undergraduate, Masters, and PhD levels.
Choose your program and year you started.
BA Planning Course Requirements
BSc Specialization Planning Course Requirements
MSc Planning Course Requirements
PhD Planning Course Requirements
The Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences website for Urban & Regional Planning outlines required courses for graduation, the major/minor credit requirements for students in the human geography program, the skills gained throughout your degree, one’s job prospects post-graduation, and more. The website can be found here.
For even further information on Planning as a field of study, the knowledge outcomes of studying Planning at the University of Alberta, as well as on the diversity of sub-disciplines available in the field, visit the Faculty of Arts website here.
Information, pricing, and high-school course requirements for those looking to apply to the BA Planning Program can be found here. Information regarding the BSc Specialization Program can be found here.
Dr. Sandeep Agrawal
Inaugural Director & Professor
Office: Tory 3-107
Dr. Jeff Birchall
Office: Tory 3-115
Dr. Manish Shirgaokar
Office: Tory 3-113
Dr. Amrita Singh
Office: Tory 3-98
Dr. Robert Summers
Faculty Services Officer & Associate Director
Office: Tory 3-90
Dr. Kristof van Assche
Office: 2-187 Enterprise Square
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