University of Guelph - Office of Graduate Studies

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Rural Planning and Development (MSc)

University of Guelph - Office of Graduate Studies

Field of Study:City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $2,378

This estimate represents the tuition per semester.

Careers:Urban and Land Use Planners


Planning and Development are processes that permeate most human activities. Practitioners may be found working in a wide range of contexts – public and private sectors as well as not-for-profit organizations. Our program emphasizes planning for resilient rural, Indigenous and remote communities in Canada and Internationally. Our graduates are highly successful in securing employment in the field. This MSc program is available as a thesis option, major paper option, or course work option. The intensive (6 semester) program is accredited by the Canadian Institute of Planners.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    The minimum requirement for admission is a four-year Honours degree (or equivalent) with an average of at least second class honours (B- in the last four semesters (or two years) of study.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on November 15, 2022