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18100 GBP/year
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About

With this Urban Design at University of Strathclyde you can learn recent data and predictions on the forthcoming rate of urbanisation make cities the most common living environment now and in the future. What kind of life will it be for the seven billion people who will live in existing or developing cities? 

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Overview

The questions are: what kind of design should we adopt, and who should be in charge? The Urban Design at University of Strathclyde explicitly addresses these questions, and teaches how to design responsive, resilient, sustainable cities for all their inhabitants, thus preparing socially responsible urban design professionals of the future.

Careers

Graduates leave us with a detailed knowledge and innovative skills in an area now in great demand. Past graduates are now working in:

  • large practices (i.e. Rogers and Associates, Llewelyn & Davies)
  • government
  • academia, as teachers and researchers
  • local non-governmental organisations
  • local authorities
  • their own practices
  • Job titles include:
  • Senior Street Design Officer
  • Lecturer
  • Researcher
  • Community Engagement Officer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Urban Design History
  • Development Process
  • Urban Theory
  • Sustainability
  • Elective classes
  • Cultural and Behavioural Factors in Architecture and Urbanism
  • Urban Landscape Design
  • Urban Design Representation

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There’s no formal closing date for postgraduate applications

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits
  • Postgraduate Certificate - 60
  • Postgraduate Diploma - 120

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.
Required

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.
80
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An Honours degree, or equivalent, in a discipline related to the built environment and the city (eg architecture, planning, engineering, and other built environment disciplines). Candidates with alternative professional experience may also be considered.
  • The course is open to students with various backgrounds related to the built and natural environment.
  • If you come from a non-design based discipline, please explain in your Statement of Purpose where your interest in urbanism comes from, and try and give us an overview of your knowledge in the area.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18100 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    8100 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8100 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • Rest of UK: £9,250

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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