Bachelor in Sustainable Urban Development – Social Sciences
Cities are inspiring arenas for business, culture and everyday life. However, they face complex challenges related to the environment and wellbeing of individuals. Bachelor´s Degree Programme in Sustainable Urban Development – Social Sciences from Tampere University is a multidisciplinary programme developing skills needed to address these challenges.
|Full-time Duration:||3 years|
|Starting in:||1st of August 2021|
|Tuition Fee:||€ 10,000|
Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Sustainable Urban Development – Social Sciences from Tampere University offers you a way to develop multidisciplinary expertise related to urban development and sustainability. This multidisciplinary programme consists of three fields of study: administrative sciences, social sciences and technology. The programme includes basic and intermediate studies in each of the fields. Knowledge of these fields will help you understand the complex phenomena related to sustainable urban development from several perspectives. In addition to the studies that are common for all students, the programme includes specializations studies, which develop the theoretical basis of the selected study field and for creating a professional profile.
In addition to multidisciplinarity, a unique aspect of this programme is the style of learning. Each year the students are engaged in real-life urban development projects. These projects are carried out in collaboration with companies and public organizations such as the City of Tampere. For example, we utilize a real-world laboratory, Hiedanranta, which is a future city district and a testbed for innovative projects related to smart and sustainable housing, energy, transportation and business.
Graduates of the Bachelor’s programmes will obtain strong multidisciplinary skills and they will be well experienced to work in a multicultural environment. The programmes prepares the graduates to be professionals in matters related to the sustainable urban development, area that is growing and in demand.
“TAMK’s “21st Century Educators” meant a lot of reflection on my own practice, challenges to change and innovate, dealing with the most modern educational concepts, strategies, ideas. The course has been an invaluable opportunity to learn, share and interact with lots of great professionals who also seek learning/teaching improvement.“
Sônia Leites // Brazil