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M.Sc. On Campus

Urban Planning (Specialisation in Urban Design) (Part Time)

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University

30 months
Duration
7545 USD/year
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About

The MSc Urban Planning (Specialisation in Urban Design) (Part Time) programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University allows you to engage in the complex issues of urban space production in the dynamic Chinese context.

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Overview

You will learn to consider the interplay between spatial design and social, economic, environmental and political issues evident in a range of urban settings. 

Taught with an interdisciplinary approach to the development of urban form, the Urban Planning (Specialisation in Urban Design) (Part Time) programme at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University is not limited to those with architecture or urban planning backgrounds - it is relevant to anyone interested in understanding the nature and production of spaces.

Our international teaching staff bring with them the best learning methods from some of the most prestigious universities in the world, offering you the chance to learn in a supportive, integrated learning environment.

Careers

Graduates from this programme are well prepared for careers as urban designers in both public and private sector companies related to the built environment. Graduates can find employment in positions such as urban or regional planners, where they will develop plans for the use of land, help create communities, accommodate population growth, and regenerate facilities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of Urban Design
  • Place-making and Urban Design
  • Urban Design Inquiry (Studio)
  • Architectural Theory and Criticism
  • Sustainable Urban Planning Strategies

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

Bachelor Degree (UK 2:1 or equivalent) in a relevant field, such as urban planning and design, architecture, geography, economics, management, environmental science, social and public policy. Applicants with an undergraduate degree in other fields will be assessed on a case by case basis.

An English version portfolio is required, which should have an introductory table of content in which all projects are listed, with their title, their date, the context in which they were developed and the specific contribution of the candidate to the project. The portfolio should be saved in a PDF(max 10MB).

UK

  • UK upper second class honours (2:1) or equivalent

CHINA

  • Top 100 of 2021 Shanghai Ranking or World-class universities or First-class disciplines (MoE, People’s Republic of China): 75 percent or above (Weighted Average Mark)
  • Other universities: 80 - 85 percent or above (Weighted Average Mark), depending on your undergraduate institution

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7545 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18864 USD for the full programme during 30 months.
  • National

    7545 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18864 USD for the full programme during 30 months.

RMB 120,000 for the entire programme.

Living costs for Suzhou

3000 - 5500 CNY /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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