After your degree
New York. Paris. Vancouver. Montreal. Each follows its own rhythm, shaped by geography, history and the people who live there. Explore how residential and commercial areas, community spaces, public services and transportation all work together to form a city’s unique personality. You’ll learn how to plan for future change and make decisions in the public interest.
Through labs, lectures and projects, you will:
Up to $4000 for undergraduate programs.
A Bachelor of Arts degree takes a minimum of three or four years (90 – 120 credits) of full-time study, depending on your academic background.
*Admission is to the Major in Urban Studies. Students seeking admission to the Urban Planning programs may apply for a transfer after having completed certain courses and obtained a grade point average of 3.0 for Specialization and 3.3 for Honours.
The BA Honours and Specialization in Urban Planning are not accredited planning degrees, but prepare students for a range of planning-related jobs that do not require an accredited degree, and are excellent preparation for students considering graduate studies in planning.
United States students: A U.S. Federal Student Aid-eligible version of this program is offered. This version meets all U.S. regulations (such as no co-operative education or e-courses) for eligible programs.
Minimum cut-off averages should be used as indicators. The cut-off data may change depending on the applicant pool. Applicants who meet the stated minimum requirements are not guaranteed admission to these programs.
We consider complete applications year round and give priority to applicants who apply by official deadlines.
March 1 is the deadline to apply for fall term entry. International students are encouraged to apply by February 1 to allow sufficient time for CAQ and study permit application processing.
Late applications will be considered if places are still available. Please check program availability for the term, before you start your application.
November 1 is the deadline to apply for winter term entry. International students are encouraged to apply by September 1 to allow sufficient time for CAQ and study permit application processing.
Not all programs are available for winter term entry. Please check program availability for the term, before you start your application.
We reserve the right to close admission to a program at any time after the official deadline without prior notice.
Graduates of the Urban Studies and Urban Planning programs leave with the knowledge and technical skills required for a career in any field that requires engaging spatial analysis of the built environment to plan change, from real estate to public policy or administration.
Major in Urban Planning
In downtown Montreal, there’s many services accessible. Everything is within your vicinity.”
Honours in Urban Planning
The extent to which the program gives students the opportunity to get hands-on interaction with technologies in the field is invaluable.
As an environmental geography major, you’ll take courses in geography, geology and biology, and enjoy the flexibility to complement your studies in another field of interest.
Department of Geography, Planning & Environment
Faculty of Arts & Science
If you are fascinated by the science behind how human activity affects our planet, and passionate about creating a more sustainable future, the Environmental and Sustainability Science program is for you.
Department of Geography, Planning & Environment, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Department of Biology
Explore how geography influences human behaviour and examine the impact of human activity on the environment.
As sociologists, we look at how societies are constituted in Canada and across cultures.
Department of Sociology & Anthropology
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