The aim of this programme is to equip students with the research skills, knowledge and understanding required to tackle current and future real-world challenges faced by cities globally.
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To find out core information about this degree - such as entry requirements, programme length and cost - and to apply, visit the UCL prospectus site.
We aim to develop students' abilities to increase the resilience of our urban systems, and the infrastructure that supports them, to shocks arising from natural, economic and technological hazards.
Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits. The programme consists of one compulsory taught module (15 credits), one optional research skills module selected from an approved list (15 credits), two elective modules (30 credits) and a research project (120 credits).
Module information is available via pdf below:
- Interdisciplinary Thinking in Urban Sustainability and Resilience (CEGE0050)
- MRes Urban Sustainability and Resilience: Research Project (CEGE0047)
Optional modules (indicative list):
Students choose one optional module (15 credits) from an approved list of research skills modules.
- Data Analysis (CEGE0044)
- Spatial-Temporal Data Analysis and Data Mining (STDM) (CEGE0042)
- Science Journalism (HPSC0122)
- Qualitative Research Methods (SECU0041)
- Geospatial Programming (CEGE0096)
- Spatial Analysis and Geocomputation (CEGE0097)
- Researcher Professional Development (EDUCGE02)
- Advanced Research Writing (CEGE0058)
All students undertake an independent research project, which culminates in a dissertation of up to 20,000 words, and produce a presentation to be delivered at a dedicated event in September (120 credits).
- Recent MRes Research Project Examples
- Food supply chain resilience
- Urban farming and gender
- Transport equity for disabled passengers
- Indicators of socially-sustainable transport
- Measuring town centre vitality using big data
- Empirical vulnerability of buildings
- Use of innovative materials in construction