The Bartlett Development Planning Unit


Health in Urban Development MSc

Producing theoretical and practical knowledge on the interrelationships between formal and informal urban contexts, health disparities, social justice and development planning in the Global South


  • Urban health is an emerging professional and academic field, aiming to link development planning to health, recognising the centrality of human health in advancing sustainable urban development.
  • Study the link between development planning and health to be found in urban governance (institutions), in the physical (land, infrastructure) and the social (community) environments. 
  • Visiting experts, site visits and field-trip overseas to a location in Global South provide a contemporary real-world perspective.
  • Learn how to evaluate, analyse and develop intervention strategies, and become familiar with more advanced research tools, theory and methodology.

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