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Faculté d'aménagement,
d'architecture,
d'art et de design

École supérieure
d'aménagement du territoire
et de développement régional

Programs

GRADUATE PROGRAMS

Program

Description

Research Areas

Structure

Particulars

Professional Master in ATDR

Professional Master’s program providing access to the title of urban planner.

  • Regional development
  • Urban planning
  • Environmental ecology
  • Transportation
  • Environment

2 years, full time (5 semesters)

12 elective courses
Essay
+3 prerequisites courses may be required.

  • Practice-oriented program (20 months full-time)
  • Admission: Fall, Winter (per availability)
  • Possible internship during the summer session
  • Possible study abroad
  • Personalised program
  • Can be combined with a Master’s of Science degree (M.Sc.) in Architecture (dual-degree)

Research Master in ATDR

Research Master’s program providing access to the title of urban planner.

  • Urban dynamics
  • Regional vitality
  • Environmental protection
  • Transportation
  • Innovation in Planning Techniques

2 years, full time (5 semesters)

4 semesters dedicated to research
4 elective courses
Master’s project presentation

  • Research-oriented program
  • Financial aide available through bursaries, grants or work contracts
  • The possibility to conduct a research internship abroad
  • 2 year program
  • Admission: Fall, Winter, Summer

Dual Master’s Program (ATDR + Urban Design)

Dual Master’s program providing access to the title of urban planner and expertise in urban design.

  • Regional development
  • Urban planning
  • Environmental ecology
  • Transportation
  • Environment

3 years, full time (6 semesters)

Year 1: introductory courses
Year 2: essay / laboratory (ATDR)
Year 3: essay / project (urban design)

  • Practice-oriented
  • Speciality in urban design
  • 3-year (6 semesters) dual degree program.
  • Entry requirements must be met for each program independently
  • Admission: Fall, Winter

PhD PROGRAM

PhD in ATDR

Doctoral program leading to a PhD in aménagement du territoire et développement régional.

  • Urban dynamics
  • Regional vitality
  • Environmental protection
  • Transportation
  • Innovation in Planning Techniques

4 years, full time (12 semesters)

8-11 semesters dedicated to research

Year 1: 2 doctoral seminars
Year 2: Doctoral exam
Year 3: Elective courses
Year 4: Dissertation and defence

  • The possibility to access additional financial aide through bursaries, grants or assistantships during the first 4 years.
  • Foreign student exemption from additional student fees.
  • The opportunity to conduct a research internship
  • Participation in research activities at the Centre de recherche en aménagement et développement (CRAD)
  • Rolling admission (per financial and advisor availability)