The degree of Master of Science in Urban Planning is a two-year full-time program. Recent graduates of HKU Master of Urban Design (MUD) and Master of Arts in Transport Policy and Planning (MATPP) programmes in the last five years can receive advanced standing to shorten their study period.
To be eligible for admission, candidate shall fulfill the following requirements:
Hold a Bachelor degree with honours in any discipline from the
University of Hong Kong or an equivalent qualification from another university or comparable institution;
For applicants who do not hold a degree from an institution using English as the language of instruction and/or language of examination, they have to satisfy the following language requirement:
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): a score of 550 or above (paper-based test), or 213 or above (computer-based test), or 80 or above (new internet-based); or,
International English Language Testing System (IELTS): a minimum overall band of 6 with no subtest lower than 5.5.