UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This Master's programme has a unique focus on urban design as a creative planning tool and the interface between urban design and city planning. It offers a comprehensive understanding and exposure to urban design theory and practice, and also the complexity of its interface with the city planning field.

Course Modules

Core modules: city planning; collaborative city planning strategies; critical debates in urban design and city planning; design and real estate; sustainable futures by design; urban design: layout, density and typology; urban design: guidance, incentive and control; research methods Workshop. Options: either urban design: place making or free choice module; please note: Students who have taken a UCL undergraduate planning degree are required to take a free choice.

Course Additional Entry

Preferably an upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or higher) from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Where candidates fail to meet the standard requirement (i.e. they hold a degree of a lower classification), the department will take into account professional experience in planning or a related field when considering the application. Applicants who do not hold a good 2nd Class degree may, in exceptional cases, be admitted to the programme if able to demonstrate considerable senior'level professional experience in planning or a related field.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £22,380  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £12,200  Academic year. First year home fees
2 - 5 years
Variable
MSc (Postgraduate)
1 year
Full Time
PgDip
2 - 5 years
Variable
PgDip