To develop knowledge and skills in specific areas, issues, and problems concerned with urban agriculture, urban food systems, urban resiliency and related areas.
To develop technical skills needed to integrate multifunctional and innovative projects around plants, resiliency and sustainability in the urban development plans, construction standards and project design.
To establish and / or develop the skills needed to manage multi-disciplinary teams, including planning, setting up, coordinating, team working, business development, problem solving skills, etc.
The MSc Urban Agriculture & Green Cities, is an 18 months course program. Courses are is taught in French and English. The third semester is dedicated to a professional assignment. The program is organized into 13 courses.
“Agronomy, Biology” students
- Urban planning
- Public areas: mobility/ infrastructure
- Urban design
“Architecture, Planning” students
- Water cycle
- Knowledge of plants
- Soils and substrates
- Principles & Concepts
- Cultivation techniques for the city
- Urban and edible horticulture
- Concepts & Principles
- Biodiversity & urban resilience
- Biodiversity & Architecture
- Food safety for the city
- Distribution channels
- Standards and health safety
- Principles & Concepts of urban planning
- Environmental and landscape dynamics
- Urban forms and heritage
- Technologies for Smart Cities
- Circular Economy
- Eco-districts/Green building
- Materials & Construction
- Approaches to energy
- Water supply systems
- Participative planning
- Urban social development
- Urban planning law
- Environmental law
- Value chain analysis
- Production & Quality
- Approaches & Strategies
- Project Management & Organization
- Data analysis
- Concepts and techniques
- Team building
- Participative management
Each student has to carry out specific practical assignment, in a self-responsible manner.
The theme of the placement project should be related to the field of studies and chosen subjects that are in line with the topic of the MSc.
The internships last at least 6 months and validates the master.
Selection will be based on academic background (Bachelor degree or equivalent) in a relevant field of science (plant Science, agronomy, landscape architecture, architecture, urban-planning, geography, etc.).
A motivation interview is mandatory.
1st week of October (please be aware of visa processing times).
- Annual fees: 8100 €
- Accommodation is easily available in Rouen Campus
Please contact us for specific enquiries.
Project manager specialized in urban farming and plant innovation
Policy advisor on sustainable living and building
Designer, architecture, urbanist specialized in green cities
Consultant / entrepreneur / researcher specialized in the deployment of sustainable planning techniques, methods and strategies in urban areas