TERI University

M.Tech (Urban Development and Management)

Pedagogical tools

The choice of pedagogical tools is based on the principle of active learning through strong conceptual understanding. These comprise classroom lectures, case studies, field visits, term papers, assignments and tutorials, a large number of lectures by practitioners and experts, seminars and discussion forums. In particular, case studies drawn from real-world urban development and management challenges are integrated into the curriculum.

Across the diverse set of core and elective courses the M Tech Urban Development and Management programme adopts an interdisciplinary approach for students to examine complex urban issues. This is dealt through research-led course assignments integrating field study component wherever applicable. Glimpse of a few student outputs is reflected below:

Case study based review of the status of urban services

Interdisciplinary approach to examine land use changes in a city region

Interdisciplinary approach to understand urban ecology and development conflicts

Case study based review of linkages between regeneration and competitiveness of a city

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