Brief Introduction for Department of Urban Planning
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Courses Introduction for Undergraduate Students

Objectives and Requirements

Students of Urban Planning are required to master the basic theory of Urban Planning disciplines and basic knowledge, obtain the basic engineering training and professional quality, with spirit of innovation and advanced professional talents.

The students must complete the 182 credits required by the program. Minimum credit requirement: 11-12 basic common courses (29-31 credits), 4 general education courses (14 credits), 15 disciplinary general courses (38 credits). In first year, freshman involve in a large scale of architecture training, regardless of direction, the courses are mostly the humanities and social sciences, general education courses and disciplinary general courses. After that, according to the personal wishes and academic performance, students will be divided into three major which are architecture, civil engineering and urban planning.

Urban Planning students are required to complete 5 (18 credits) compulsory course, 17(43 credits) restricted elective courses, 8 (28credits)compulsory practical courses credits and 13 credits of department elective courses. The program includes Other Teaching Processes: 2 credits of innovation and entrepreneurship training or social practice for optional. There are practical and designing courses for 1-2weeks as well as social practical course for2-3weeks in the short semester of the 1st-3rd year. Undergraduate students should take internships in urban planning companies in the short semester of the 4th years. Various relevant lectures of invited international experts will be given then as well.  

Parts of Main Courses(optional)

The Elements of  Design (1st Year)

computer-aided design (1st Year)

Art Foundation (1st Year)

Urban History(1st Year)

Urban Sociology (1st Year)

Public Architecture Design  (2nd Year)

Urban ecological environment and physical geography basis(2nd Year)

Principle Of Urban And Town Planning(2nd Year)

Urban Geography(2nd Year)

Urban Economics(2nd Year)

Urban Streets & Traffic Planning (3rd Year)

Detailed construction plan (3rd Year)

New technology of Urban planning and GIS (3rd Year)

Social Survey Method For Urban Planning (3rd Year)

Village And Town Planning (3rd Year)

Urban Comprehensive Planning (4th Year)

Urban Preservation and Renewal Planning (4th Year)

Regulatory detailed planning (4th Year)

Feasibility studies and feasibility of construction project (4th Year)

City landscape planning and design (4th Year)


Course Introduction for Graduate Students

Objectives and Requirements

Master's degree recipients should be the senior engineering and technical personnel who have the systematic expertise and a solid foundation in urban planning theoretical basics as well as the analysis capabilities for numerical calculation so as to conduct research individually by using certain new ideas, methods and ways of thinking. It is aimed to cultivate the recipients to master the basic theories and knowledge of various subjects in urban planning, which qualify them to work as planers, designers, city managers or researchers in the field of urban planning, city designing, transportation planning, infrastructure designing, landscape planning and environmental designing. The recipients are supposed to be able to communicate, read and write the professional articles in one foreign language and should be of good professional ethics and morality.


Main Courses (optional):

Western urban planning history

Research frontier of urban and regional planning

Theory and method of city design

Methodology and technology of urban and rural planning

Implementation and management  of urban and rural planning

Urban culture and space production

Urban transportation planning research

urban land use and real estate development

conservation and planning of urban historical heritage

Urban planning theory and method for sustainable development

Community planning theory and practice

Analyses of the urban planning practice