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The University of British Columbia - Vancouver - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies
170 - 6371 Crescent Road
Vancouver, BC
Canada V6T 1Z2

Planning (PhD) - Doctor of Philosophy in Planning

   
Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Applied Science
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Description SCARP is interested in attracting students to its PhD program who are interested in topics broadly related to the transition to sustainability through the democratization of planning approaches. Under this broad umbrella, our faculty have diverse interests, ranging from sustainable transportation studies to disaster preparedness, community development and social planning, poverty alleviation at home and abroad, negotiation and mediation of land and resource conflicts, the ecological footprint, risk analysis, managing multicultural cities and regions, cross-cultural and indigenous planning, community based urban design, urbanization and its challenges in East and Southeast Asia to name just a few of our faculty's research interests. Our research approach is inherently interdisciplinary and spans qualitative and quantitative methodologies.
Website: Planning (PhD) - Doctor of Philosophy in Planning at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver - Faculty of Graduate Studies
Thesis Based? Yes
Enrolment #: 6
Requirements
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 76
Test Scores:
  • Graduate Record Examination
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery

Although the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is not mandatory, we strongly encourage applicants to SCARP to write it.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Work Experience

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: September 26, 2017