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The award

How long you will study
2 years

Domestic course fees
EU 2006 per year

How you will study

Course starts

International course fees
EUR 9432 per year

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About PLANET Europe at Radboud University

Type of programme Joint European Master's programme (double degree programme with Cardiff University)
Title/degree: Master of Science (MSc)
Duration: 2 years (120 EC), full time
Start month: September
Language of instruction: English
Croho code: 66622 and 66839

Are you interested in a career in which you can address spatial and environmental challenges such as climate change or transnational river management which require cooperation between different regions? The joint Master's programme in PLANET Europe can help you achieve this with its focus on the European dimension of spatial planning, spatial and environmental policy and regional economic development.

The influence of EU policies and actions on spatial and environmental planning in the EU member states is ever increasing. European regions are more and more interlinked, and cooperation across national borders is now a routine aspect of the work of spatial planners. This European dimension of planning requires a new generation of graduates, who can respond to, as well as influence, EU and international policy, who are sensitive to cultural and institutional differences, and who are capable of cooperating with colleagues in other European countries.

In the first year of your PLANET Europe studies, you'll get a theoretical grounding in multi-level governance, institutional perspectives and comparative analysis at two of the partner universities. In the second year, you'll combine your academic studies with professional experience, and conclude your studies with independent Master's thesis research.

The PLANET Europe Master's programme prepares you for a career as spatial and environmental planner within research, consultancy and policy making. Our graduates could work at universities or for EU institutions, national and regional public authorities, private companies and NGOs dealing with spatial planning, regional policy and environmental planning.

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Entry requirements

Master's specialisation for the PLANET Europe programme

Admission requirements for students with a Dutch university Bachelor's degree

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If you don't meet the admission requirements

If you do not meet these admission requirements, it may be possible to take a one-year pre-Master's programme and enroll in the Master's programme a year later, after successful completion of the pre-Master's. This also applies to students with a relevant Bachelor's diploma from a university of applied sciences (Dutch: HBO; German: Fachhochschule)

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