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Urban Design and Planning

University College Dublin

M.Sc.
12 months
Duration
25600 EUR/year
7885 EUR/year
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About

Urban Design and Planning at University College Dublin lies at the interface of architecture and urban planning, with both disciplines contributing complementary but contrasting approaches to urban design theory and practice.

Overview

Urban Design and Planning at University College Dublin  is focused on the role of urban design in the context of urban planning, and is delivered with an emphasis on the distinct methodologies, professional perspectives and pedagogies of that discipline. It provides specialist knowledge and skills in urban design theory and practice, urban conservation; nature-based solutions, and the role of research in design. 

The programme will enable graduates to work as part of a multidisciplinary team to create better places through urban design. Students will also have the opportunity to draw upon the School’s research expertise to place urban design centre stage in tackling a range of pressing environmental and other issues. The programme will appeal to graduates from closely related disciplinary backgrounds wishing to specialise in urban design, including those with qualifications in architecture, landscape architecture, and planning.

Career

This Masters trains, mentors and supports graduates in developing their specialist knowledge and understanding, along with transferable skills and tools, for careers related to the field. These include roles in the public, private and community sectors, including planning and urban design consultancies, local authorities, development firms, regeneration companies, environmental and other NGOs, as well as research and teaching.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Conservation History, Theory and Policy
  • Postgraduate Studio
  • Urban Design Studio
  • Research Design & Methods
  • Nature-Based Solutions
  • Introduction to Urban Design
  • Environmental Risk and Behaviour
  • Planning Methodology
  • Placemaking: Urban and Rural Design
  • Transportation Planning
  • Housing Policy and Planning

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and courses will close once they are filled.

Language

English

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

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.
90
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).
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
63

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours undergraduate degree (NFQ level 8) with minimum 2.1 award or international equivalent in a cognate discipline, including architecture and landscape architecture planning, geography, anthropology, sociology, environmental studies, engineering, property economics, surveying, politics, social science, and law.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25600 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    7885 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7885 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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