The programme offers a unique combination of specialist study in urban planning, complemented by a range of optional modules in property development and design. You can focus on the topic(s) of most interest to you, specialising in property development and/or urban design, and on graduation, you will have completed modules that cover urban planning in theory and in practice, and a choice of urban design, architecture or property development.
Semester 1 modules include: Urban and planning theory; presenting research design; design project 1; design appreciation 1; property development 1: valuation methods and investment appraisal. Semester 2 modules include: Urban planning practice; research methodology; design project 2; design appreciation 2; property development 2: from design to delivery. Semester 3 allows students to choose 1 module from: Thesis: dissertation; thesis: research by design; thesis: design.
Course Additional Entry
You will normally need to have a Bachelor's degree (with Honours) at 2:1 level or better in an appropriate field of study. A wide range of subjects is acceptable but please contact us if you wish to check whether your degree subject is suitable. Candidates who do not meet these requirements will be considered on their individual merits and should discuss their particular circumstances with the programme contact. Students whose 1st language is not English will require evidence of proficiency in the English language: IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component); or TOEFL iBT 88 or above with minimum scores in components as follows: Listening and writing 21; reading 22; speaking 23. International Baccalaureate Standard Level (Grade 5); Hong Kong use of English AS Level C; India Standard XII 70 per cent or above from Central and Metro State Boards; WAEC C4'6.
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