The MUSPP programme integrates three core focus areas to provide a comprehensive educational experience:
• Urban Theory Core Course provides students with a foundation in critical thinking about cities and the trajectories of urban development.
• Urban Data and Methods Core Courses equip students with quantitative and qualitative social research methodologies. The thematic elective track in Urban Analytics Track supplement the core methodology courses with elective courses in Geographic Information Science (GIS), Behavioural Science, and interactive data visualization.
• Urban Planning and Policy Core Courses teaches students to critically understand the bases of planning and policy in society, assess, analyse, and craft urban interventions and programmes that are thoughtful to multi-dimensional urban dynamics.