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Graduate Pathway in Urban Planning and Development

INTO Saint Louis University, United States
Graduate Pathway in Urban Planning and Development
Next enrollment cycle August 2024 See all cycles
Total Cost KES 0
Course Accredited By NA
1 Years On Campus Postgraduate Pathway Programme

Graduate Pathway program offering the academic foundation, essential language skills and GMAT/GRE test preparation to successfully move on to master’s degrees.
An INTO SLU Graduate Pathway program in Urban Planning and Development will prepare students to enter their next semester of a master’s degree program at Saint Louis University.

Why Saint Louis University?

  • The program provides students with in-depth knowledge of urban planning and development theory, research methods, policies and practice.
  • Potential careers include Transport Planner, Environment Planner, City Planner, Economic Development Director, Economic Diversification Coordinator or Urban Planning Professional.
  • Students enter into a two-semester Pathway program.
  • Students are fully admitted to SLU provided successful completion of conditional admission criteria at the end of the Pathway and submission of all required admission credentials.
  • A Pathway program provides academic, language and cultural support in order to succeed at a US university.
  • Students are guaranteed progression to an undergraduate degree program through a curriculum consisting of credit-earning courses.
  • Students will benefit from fully integrated classes with both domestic and other international students on campus while learning from highly trained university instructors and tutors.

Standard

  • Start dates August
  • Program length 2 Semesters

Enrollment Cycles

  • August 2024

Entry Requirements

Standard
Age requirement

  • 16

Academic requirements

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent. 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Current résumé. 3 letters of recommendation. Professional goal statement.

English language entry requirements

  • 2 Semesters: TOEFL 75, IELTS 6.0 (6.0 subscores in reading and writing), PTEA 50, IELA 171 (169 subscores in reading and writing), Duolingo 120, or Completion of Academic English Level 5
  • 48 credit hour program
  • 12 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 36 credit hours remaining toward degree

Semester 1
Course title

  • Credit hours
  • EAP 4100

Graduate Reading & Writing as Researchers

  • 3 Credits
  • EAP 4150

Listening & Speaking for International Graduate Students I

  • 2 Credits
  • UPD 5000

Foundations of Planning

  • 3 Credits
  • GIS 5010

Introduction to GIS

  • 3 Credits
  • Total
  • 11 Credits

Semester 2

  • EAP 4200 Advanced Reading & Writing as Researchers 3 Credits
  • EAP 4250 Listening & Speaking for International Graduate Students II 2 Credits
  • UPD 5200 Local Economic Development Policy and Practice 3 Credits
  • UPD 5500 Real Estate Finance 3 Credits
  • Total 11 Credits

Notes * These courses are generally delivered through the INTO Center and are for Pathway students only.

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