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The Urban Studies Program normally offers courses in fall, spring and summer terms, with courses held in the evenings at the Harbour Centre campus in downtown Vancouver. We offer most courses only once per year or in some cases less frequently, depending on student demand and faculty availability. To see full list of courses, please click here.
Urban Studies graduate students receive priority registration for the first two weeks of the registration period.
External students: If you are a student in another graduate program, you will need permission from your senior supervisor or graduate chair to join our courses and may enroll only after the two-week priority registration period for urban studies students has ended, assuming there is space in the course at that time. Please forward the permission to our program manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upcoming: Fall 2022 (TENTATIVE)
|URB 665||Urban Housing Policy||Yushu Zhu||Monday (Mo)||5:30-9:20 PM|
|URB 423-627||Women in Cities||Tiffany Muller Myrdahl||Monday (Mo)||5:30-9:20 PM|
|URB 696||Seminar in Urban Studies (Thesis prospectus)||Karen Ferguson||Tuesday (Tu)||5:30-9:20 PM|
|URB 605||Great Urban Thinkers||Annika Airas||Tuesday (Tu)||5:30-9:20 PM|
|URB 635||Urban Inequality and the Just City||Mohsen Javdani||Wednesday (We)||5:30-9:20 PM|
|URB 601||Urban Professional Development (2 units)||Annika Airas||Wednesday (We)||5:30-7:20 PM|
|URB 463-695/POL 463||Diversity in Cities||Aude-Claire Fourot||Thursday (Th)||5:30-9:20 PM|
|URB 620||Urban Communities and Cultures||Annika Airas||Thursday (Th)||5:30-9:20 PM|
|URB 647||Urban Ethics||Meg Holden||Friday (Fr)||5:30-9:20 PM|
Current: Summer 2022
Please note: Anyone wishing to enroll in the international field school courses (URB 691 for grad students) needs to go through the field school application first (New deadline: Feb. 15). It is not possible for students to directly enroll themselves in that course. More details and links for URB 497-691 are below the schedule on this page.
|URB 695 G200||Selected Topics: Urban Public Policy (CANCELLED)||Patrick Smith||Mo 5:30 PM - 9:20 PM||May-August|
International Field School: Comparative Urban Sustainability, Nordic region
Units: 6 graduate | 9 undergraduate
|Annika Airas||Tu 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.||May-August|
|URB 695 G100||Selected Topics:Storyscapes: Decolonizing the City through Arts and Culture||Kamala Todd||We 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.||May-August|
|URB 610||Urban Design||Michelle Alborg||Th 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.||May-August|
Past: Spring 2022
|Anthony Perl||Mo 5:30 PM - 9:20 PM|
Urban Sustainable Development
|Annika Airas||Tu 5:30 PM - 9:20 PM|
|URB 696||Seminar in Urban Studies (Thesis prospectus)||Tiffany Muller Myrdahl||Tu 5:30 PM - 9:20 PM|
|URB 670||Urban Research Methods||Kate Elliott||We 5:30 PM - 9:20 PM (Online)|
|URB 670||Urban Research Methods||Annika Airas||Th 5:30 PM - 9:20 PM|