Department of Urban and Regional Planning
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET)

Major Fields

Having focus on spatial planning, the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, BUET trains its graduates to address complex urban and regional problems through innovative solutions. Its versatile theory and sessional courses provide necessary knowledge and skills that help graduates imprint a footstep in the competitive world; they become confident to contribute significantly to improve quality of life, as well as ensure equity and sustainable development. With the knowledge and skill, the graduates become capable of working with a variety of government, private, and non-profit organizations at local, national, and international levels within the broad spectrum of urban and regional planning that includes-

•    housing and community development,  
•    neighborhood design,  
•    land use planning,  
•    transportation planning,  
•    rural planning,  
•    regional development,  
•    urban management and governance,  
•    physical infrastructure planning,  
•    environmental planning,  
•    climate change and disaster management, and  
•    project planning.