Call for Applications to DUT's Masters of the Built Environment in Town and Regional Planning 2017 Programme

The Masters Built Environment (MBE), Town and Regional Planning is offered by the Department of Town and Regional Planning at the Durban University of Technology. It falls under the MBE programme offered by the Departments of Construction Management &
Quantity Surveying which are currently responsible for the registration and administrative support for the qualification. However, the Department of Town and Regional Planning has specific eligibility enrolment criteria and procedures for the programme in line with its
departmental strategic research objectives and discipline ethos. These are in line with the envisaged goals and objectives of the programme which are to prepare students for doctoral research as well as equip them with research skills for development planning. The Masters
of the Built Environment is not for the purposes of professional registration with the South African Council for Town and Regional Planners (SACPLAN).

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