Urban and Regional Planning is one of the key academic disciplines that all governments pay attention to. Urban and regional planning has become an essential part of the preparation and implementation of development plans. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has valued the role planners play and has actively consulted with planners as far back as 1970. As the Kingdom continues to develop and grow so does the need for qualified professional planners.
- College of Architecture and Planning
- Years of study
- 5 (1 preparatory + 1 joint + 3 departmental)
- Credit hours
The role of the urban and regional planner has become an indispensable position for any ministry, governmental department or private agency. Institutions such as the Ministry of Planning and Economy and the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs are always looking for qualified professional planners. Planners are also in demand at institutions concerned with the development of service sectors such as education, health and public utilities as well as entities that develop productive sectors such as agriculture, industry, tourism and others.