Environmental and Infrastructure Planning

Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

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Deze opleiding

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Do you wonder about how cities and urban regions can become more sustainable and liveable? How to design innovative policy solutions for pressing environmental, water and road infrastructure problems?

Then the international Master's programme in Environmental and Infrastructure Planning will fit you well. The programme is unique in integrating three elements: (1) the analysis of urban and regional planning strategies and governance approaches for highly dynamic and complex situations, (2) international comparative research and learning, and (3) a focus on environmental, water and infrastructure related challenges. Bringing these elements together, you will examine policy programs for flood resilient cities, integrated road infrastructure solutions and tools for more environmental friendly urban en regional development.

You will be part of an international classroom with students originating from different regions across the globe, some of them having experience in planning practice already. Our dedicated staff, will challenge you to rethinking real life planning problems by integrating concepts like self-organization, adaptive capacity and transition management. Through a mix of interactive teaching methods you will strengthen your collaboration and communication skills, and your ability to work and think independently. 

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locatieGroningen
diplomaMSc Environmental and Infrastructure Planning
typeregulier, 60 EC
start1 februari, 1 september
taalvolledig English
opleidingsduur12 maanden voltijd
accreditatiesNVAO
croho-code66194
heeft geen numerus fixus
geen honoursprogramma
Master video Environmental & Infrastructure Planning

Waarom aan de Rijksuniversiteit?

  • Urban areas and issues of infrastructure, environment and water;
  • Thinking (policy strategies) and doing (practical work on projects and plans);
  • Compare international theory and practice;
  • Program linked to international (e.g., AESOP) and national (e.g., Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment) institutes;
  • Groningen offers a wide range of English-language course options and facilities;
  • Optional: double degree programs (e.g. Bandung, Indonesia and Oldenburg, Germany).

Studieprogramma

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opbouwFor more information about the courses in this programme, please visit http://www.rug.nl/frw/education/master-info-frw/courses-master-environmental-infrastructure-planning
periode
1234
Comparative Research and Planning Practice
5 EC
EIP: Interactive Workshop
5 EC
Planning Theory
5 EC
Master's thesis EIP onderzoek
20 EC
Dilemmas in Infrastructure Planning
5 EC
Electives
10 EC
10 EC
Reinventing Environmental Planning
5 EC
Transitions in Water Management
5 EC

specialisaties

  1. Development Planning and Infrastructure Management (Double Degree)http://www.rug.nl/masters/ddm-development-planning-and-infrastructure-management/
  2. Water and Coastal Management (Double Degree)http://www.rug.nl/masters/ddm-water-and-coastal-management/

Onderwijs

taal van onderwijs100% en
onderwijsopzet50% zelfstudie
35% theorie
15% praktijk
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  • The programme facilitates community building and commitment to enhance performance (through structural feedback, excursions, and introductory activities);
  • The international composition of the student group is used to enrich debate and assignment work;
  • The programme facilitates students in the establishment and enhancement of their own interest agenda's (in assignments, presentations and thesis), and participate in on-going research projects at the department, through individual guidance.

Toelating en studiekosten

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startmomenten

1 februari 2017
aanmelding deadline : 15 januari 2017
wettelijk tarief : € 2006
instellingstarief : € 2006
niet-EU/EER studenten : € 14200
1 februari 2018
aanmelding deadline : 15 januari 2018
collegegeld nog niet bekend
1 september 2017
aanmelding deadline : 15 augustus 2017
wettelijk tarief : € 2006
instellingstarief : € 2006
niet-EU/EER studenten : € 14200
1 september 2018
aanmelding deadline : 15 augustus 2018
collegegeld nog niet bekend
toelatingseisen

erkende certificaten

cijfergemiddelde
For HBO students:
A minimum weighted average of 7 as a final grade

taaltoets

  • English on a VWO level
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (A, B or C)
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (A, B or C)
  • Minimum of 6,5 for the International English Language Testing System (Academic version) (IELTS)
  • Minimum of 90 on the internet based version of Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • Minimum of 580 on the written version of Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • Minimum of 237 on the interactive version of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • Exceptions: native speakers or students with education from the US, Canada, Australia, New-Zealand, United Kingdom or Ireland

vooropleiding
Bachelor degree in spatial planning, urban/regional planning, urban/regional development, environmental management, human geography, land use planning and management, public administration, landscape architecture, water management*, civil / transport engineering* (*with a focus on policy making, e.g. minor related to public administration, governance or policy. Scholarships need to cover the full 12 months programme.
For another previous education then mentioned above contact study advisor Nienke Harteveld (N.Harteveld@rug.nl) to find out if you can be admitted to the master.

estimated monthly costs

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303kamerhuur in Groningenrond het landelijk gemiddelde
22internet+tv
152boodschappen/kostgeld
32telefoon
117verzekeringen
158collegegeldop basis van € 1906 per jaar
80studieboeken en -spullen
29drinken/snoep/snacks
77uiterlijkkleding, kapper, schoenen
30contributies/abonnementen
132vrije tijdstappen, uit eten, vakantie
42vervoernaast de OV-kaart
45overig

€ 1171totale maandelijkse uitgaven landelijk gemiddelde is € 1181
Hiernaast staat een overzicht van de gemiddelde kosten die een uitwonende student heeft. Niet iedere student heeft met iedere kostenpost te maken. Het totaalgemiddelde is dus niet gelijk aan de optelsom van alle kostenposten.

Bekijk ook de uitgebreide toelichting: wat kost studeren?

Studenten en studentenleven

studentaantallen

? studenten volgen deze opleiding
?% daarvan is vrouw
? eerstejaars gestart in 2012
?% daarvan is vrouw
27868 studenten aan de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
51% daarvan is vrouw
bron: HBO-raad/VSNU

studievereniging

Ibn Battuta
Faculteitsvereniging van de Faculteit Ruimtelijke Wetenschappen van de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen.

Op kamers in Groningen

55216studenten studerend
31914studenten woonachtig   
€ 303gemiddelde kamerprijs
kamer betaalbaarheid
21 m2gemiddelde kameroppervlak
kamer beschikbaarheid
bron: Nationale Studenten Enquête

aan het woord: studenten en docenten

Eyal Bigal
afgestudeerd in 2016 werkzaam als PhD bij University of Haifa, Israel
Taking part in this programme was a life-changing experience

I joined the MSc programme in Environmental and Infrastructure Planning as part of the international Double Degree MSc Water and Coastal Management.

Taking part in this programme was a life-changing experience; as an Israeli with academic experience in the (very different) field of marine biology, I explored the depths of social sciences for the very first time. Furthermore, I was able to get a great taste of life in one of Europe's best student cities...
Such experiences are, in my opinion, the foundation for bridging the cultural and scientific gaps that are most pressing on our common, global agenda.
Eyal Bigal finished the MSc programme in Environmental and Infrastructure Planning in 2016. He is currently working on his PhD at the University of Haifa, Israel. 


lees verder ...
Fabiana Aguilera Yambay
afgestudeerd in 2015 werkzaam als Urbanist bij Ministry of Housing in Paraguay
The Master's in Environmental and Infrastructure Planning gave me the knowledge and tools I needed to make better decisions from a broader insight

Our job as planners is to asses and create innovative solutions from a deeper understanding of the problem, taking into account the different stakeholders to reach consensus.

The Master’s in Environmental and Infrastructure Planning gave me the knowledge and tools I needed to make better decisions from a broader insight, especially when dealing with complex situations and projects. The professionalism of the teaching staff is very high, and it challenged me to always do and give my best...
She is currently working as an urbanist at the Ministry of Housing in her home country, Paraguay.


lees verder ...
María Constanza Almeida
afgestudeerd in 2015 werkzaam als Architect bij Ministry of Industry in Argentina
My Master's degree in Environmental and Infrastructure Planning has definitely opened many doors within the working environment of my city

The Master's in Environmental and Infrastructure Planning is a challenging and motivating program for planners who, like myself, aim to contribute towards creating better places to live in, hence, more habitable and sustainable cities.

Moreover, it encompasses accurate planning concepts, tools and knowledge to solve the many difficulties our cities experience. I was captivated by the passion by which the professors educate the students, and in the way they develop an increased interest and understanding in different aspects of urban planning...
In particular, I have realized the importance of holistic bottom-up approaches, involving all the parties linked to a program or project, who stand to be affected either in a positive or negative way. Personally, I have enjoyed my stay in Groningen and I met amazing people. My Master’s degree in Environmental and Infrastructure Planning has definitely opened many doors within the working environment of my city.
María Constanza Almeida is currently working as Architect at Ministry of Industry in the region of  Corrientes, Argentina. She obtained her Master’s degree in Environmental and Infrastructure Planning in 2015


lees verder ...
Ward Rauws
9 minute lecture on the future of city planning

Keuzehulp

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Studievergelijker

1/3 Rijksuniversiteit
Environmental and Infrastructure Planning
€ 303 gemiddelde kamerhuur
20 eerstejaars
35% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
2/3 Rijksuniversiteit
DDM Development Planning and Infrastructure Management
€ 303 gemiddelde kamerhuur
20 eerstejaars
35% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
3/3 Rijksuniversiteit
DDM Water and Coastal Management
€ 303 gemiddelde kamerhuur
20 eerstejaars
35% vrouw
? uur contacttijd/week
disclaimer: bovenstaande cijfers en beoordelingen zijn aangeleverd door de opleidingen zelf. Wij kunnen de juistheid niet garanderen.

Feiten en / studie in cijfers

bron: Nationale Studenten Enquete 2015
deze
opleiding
landelijk
algemeen oordeel3.83.8
inhoud3.83.8
docenten3.93.9
studiefaciliteiten3.93.9
studielast3.53.5
studiebegeleiding3.63.6

Studentoordelen

De Nationale Studenten Enquete is het grootschalige onderzoek van de overheid onder studenten in Nederland naar de kwaliteit van opleidingen aan hogescholen en universiteiten.
In 2015 hebben meer dan 200.000 studenten hun oordeel gegeven over hun studie en instelling.

Environmental and Infrastructure Planning aan de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen is beoordeeld door 32 respondenten. Gemiddeld waarderen ze de opleiding met 3.8 uit 5.

Na de studie

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Beroepsperspectief / arbeidsmarkt

The Master opens up a wide field of potential careers in both the public domain and the private sectors. Our graduates:

  • Work in Governments: as policy advisors at international, national, provincial and local offices in charge of spatial planning, transportation or water management.
  • Work in Consultancy: as project managers national and international firms in engineering, design and sustainability.
  • Start their own business or go into research.

Check out personal stories of alumni in our brochure.

How we boost your future career

We support you in developing a rich set of tools as well as a reflexive attitude that allows you to create innovative solutions for sustainability and resilience of cities and regions. We do so in various ways:

  1. Strategic partnerships with organizations in planning practice: National Agency on Public Works and Water ManagementWitteveen+Bos Engineering and ConsultancyRoyal HaskoningDHVEngineering, design and project management
  2. Guest lectures, field trips and workshops embedded in the course
  3. 3x per year 'A day in planning practice', with company visits
  4. Excursions and 'Meet-alumni' events organised by our student organizations
  5. 2x per year the Graduate Research Day. A networking event to meet future employers

Check out our Roadmap on exploring planning practice & the labour market.

Throughout the year we offer support for practical career preparation and employability skills. Workshops are given about leadership, job interviews and how to present yourself. These Career Services are provided by the Careers Company and the UG Career Services.



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salaris na 1,5 jaar gemiddeld
kans op een vaste baan slecht
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Potentiële beroepen

  • afdelingshoofd ruimtelijke ordening
  • bedrijfshoofd bureau planologisch onderzoek (management)
  • bedrijfshoofd bureau planologisch onderzoek (meewerkend <50%)
  • beleidsmedewerker infrastructuur, planologie en volkshuisvesting (wetenschappelijk)
  • directeur bureau planologische dienst, onderzoek
  • hoofd milieudienstverlening
  • manager bureau planologische dienst, onderzoek (groot bedrijf)
  • planoloog
  • planontwikkelaar infra (wetenschappelijk)
  • regionaal planoloog
  • secretaris adviescommissie ruimtelijke kwaliteit (bouw- en woningtoezicht)
  • senior verkeersplanoloog
  • wetenschappelijk onderzoeker planologie
bron: CBS

Contact

Drs. Nienke Harteveld

Study advisor

E: n.harteveld@rug.nl
T: 0503633906
Meer informatie?
Bezoek de website van deze opleiding.

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