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Urban Design

The University of Hong Kong

Master
12 months
Duration
20574 USD/year
5380 USD/year
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About

The Master of Urban Design (MUD) at The University of Hong Kong provides an education in the design of the built environment for an era of uban challenges.  Urban design is emerging as a distinct knowledge domain.  It is a one-year full-time postgraduate programme offered by the Department of Urban Planning and Design in the Faculty of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong. 

Overview

The master degree in Urban Design is a one-year full-time postgraduate programme offered by the Department of Urban Planning and Design in the Faculty of Architecture at The University of Hong Kong. 

The programme focuses on urban design challenges of cities in Asia and other emerging markets, taking full advantage of its location in Hong Kong, a premium learning space and a living laboratory for urban design.  Through theories and practical examples, the MUD programme explores multiple topics including density, urbanization, health, energy, climate change, etc.  Students acquire skills through a combination of lecture courses, seminars, field trips, studios and thesis.

Programme Structure

  • The MUD Programme run over three semesters (equivalent to 1.5 years).  The MUD Programme is equivalent to European Master' Degree measured by the European Credit Transfer System (90 ECTS).  
  • Upon completing the MUD programme, graduates are entitled to a one-year IANG working visa which can be extended by employers.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A solid Bachelor's degree in a relevant field from a recognised university.
  • Must satisfy the University's English language requirement.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20574 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20574 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    5380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5380 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Local Students

  • 42,100 HK$
Non-local Students
  • 171,000 HK$

Funding

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