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Urban Design, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #147 (QS) Berlin, Germany
Complex challenges and the large variety of people involved in those, call for a multi-disciplinary, co-operative approach to Urban Design. In the face of these issues architects, urban and regional planners, landscape architects, environmental planners as well as sociologists have to cooperate closely. 

Overview

The two-year master’s program Urban Design is a field of study positioned at the juncture of these four disciplines. Based on historical and international experiences, it responds to the prevailing challenges of urban development, city and town planning as well as sustainability.At the TU Berlin, Urban Design as a unique discipline with a clear professional focus and a transdisciplinary syllabus. The degree program is also offered as a dual master’s program in co-operation with the Tongji University in Shanghai / China.Twenty students are admitted to the dual degree program of which ten students will be Chinese. All participants taking part in this special program will study collectively in Berlin and Shanghai for one year each.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Foundations of International Urbanism
  • Supply Chain Urbanism - Belt & Road as global test bed 
  • Sampling the Skin - how machines are learning to see

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Application form for direct applicants of TU Berlin
  • Copy of your undergraduate/primary university degree
  • Proof of language proficiency  
  • Copy of your passport or ID card
  • Further specific proofs and certificates (degree course related)

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Berlin

  • 836 - 1340 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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