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Program Learning Outcomes

In accordance to the program education objectives, the UPURP sets the following program learning outcomes. The students are expected to:

  1. Understand basic knowledge of natural science and technology to acquire scientific thought towards planning and design
  2. Understand basic spatial elements and principles of urban and regional planning, including land use and location structure, environment and natural resources, and infrastructure systems
  3. Understand basic non-spatial elements and principles of urban and regional planning, including urban and regional economics, housing systems, social aspects and demographics, and development financing and management
  4. Apply the prevailing procedures, regulations, and instruments for implementation of spatial concepts in urban planning and design, regional and rural planning, and infrastructure planning
  5. Explain the professional ethics and the encompassing responsibilities of the profession
  6. Apply analytical planning methods
  7. Communicate and articulate effectively via visual, oral and written means to a diverse range of stakeholders across the realms of society and politics
  8. Collaborate in a multidisciplinary team that recognizes interdisciplinary correlations and one’s own professional competence
  9. Conduct scientifically reliable research in the field of urban and regional planning
  10. Integrate the process of urban and regional planning and design based on real-life conditions according to the needs and constraints, using rational, participatory, comprehensive, innovative and creative approaches
  11. Integrate coded planning practice in making sound judgment and good sense with colleagues and other stakeholders in the professional work environment