12 months
27750 GBP/year
5890 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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The aim of this Urban Sustainability and Resilience programme at the University College London (UCL) is to equip students with the research skills, knowledge and understanding required to tackle current and future real-world challenges faced by cities globally.


Through this Urban Sustainability and Resilience programme at the University College London (UCL), we aim to develop your ability to increase the resilience of our urban systems, and the infrastructure that supports them, to shocks arising from natural, economic and technological hazards.

Programme information

Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits. The programme consists of one compulsory taught module (15 credits), one optional research skills module selected from an approved list (15 credits), two elective modules (30 credits) and a research project (120 credits).

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Data Analysis 
  • Spatial-Temporal Data Analysis and Data Mining 
  • Science Journalism 
  • Qualitative Research Methods 
  • Geospatial Programming 
  • Spatial Analysis and Geocomputation 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
    • We recommend you apply as soon as possible. The programme may remain open if places are still available and will be closed as soon as it is full or by 30 June.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of an upper second-class Bachelor’s degree from a UK university in a subject appropriate to the chosen field, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Relevant subjects include, but are not limited to, engineering, science, social sciences, architecture, town planning, economics and geography.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27750 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5890 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5890 GBP per year during 12 months.

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /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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