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Urban Design

University of California, Berkeley

12 months
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26544 USD/year
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About

The Master of Urban Design (MUD) degree program from University of California, Berkeley is a one calendar year, advanced, interdisciplinary program of study for students with a prior professional degree in architecture, landscape architecture, or city and regional planning. 

Overview

The program's goals are to further train designers who can work effectively in teams across a large range of scales and who have a well-developed understanding of urban places and the interdependencies of the fabric of buildings, landscapes, public ways, and the social interactions that shape them.

Learning outcomes

The Master of Urban Design (MUD) degree program from University of California, Berkeley, leading to the Master of Urban Design degree, is a unique, interdisciplinary program of advanced study in which exceptional architects, landscape architects, and planners holding professional degrees partake of an intense, focused learning experience of 12-month duration. 

Students share working methods, acquire additional skills, and explore new avenues of development under the supervision of an interdisciplinary group of faculty members in the College of Environmental Design drawn from the Departments of Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning, and City and Regional Planning.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Urban Places Advanced Studio
  • Urban Places Seminar
  • Urban Places Economic Module
  • Urban Place Studies
  • Urban Places Thesis Studio

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a bachelor’s degree or recognized equivalent from an accredited institution;
  • a satisfactory scholastic average, usually a minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.0 (B) on a 4.0 scale; and
  • enough undergraduate training to do graduate work in your chosen field.
  • Evidence of English Language Proficiency
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Application Fee: The application fee is not re­fundable. If you are a U.S. citizen or current permanent resident, the application fee is $105; for all others, the fee is $125.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13272 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    26544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13272 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5721 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Berkeley

1750 - 2820 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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