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Urban Planning (specialisation in Urban Design)

M.Sc.
18 months
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The MSc Urban Planning (specialisation in Urban Design) 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) 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
  • Dissertation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • For Mainland China applicants: 30 June
  • For international applicants and applicants from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan: 15 June

Language

English

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.
Upper Second Class

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.
90
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

UK:

  • Upper second class (2:1) honours

China:

  • 211 Project; Top 100 of 2019 Shanghai Ranking--75 percent or above
  • Non 211 project; Non Top 100 of 2019 Shanghai ranking – 80- 85% percent or above, depending on your Undergraduate institution

Note: Chinese applicants are not required to take the MoE postgraduate entrance exam.

North America:

  • 3.0 Cumulative GPA (out of 4) or 3.2 Cumulative GPA in the final two years of your undergraduate programme
OTHER REGIONS
  • Equivalent academic qualifications

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8513 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12770 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    8513 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12770 USD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.

RMB 90,000 for the entire programme.

If you are a graduate of XJTLU, you will automatically receive a discount of 20 percent of the tuition fee.

Funding

XJTLU offers a generous scholarship of up to 50 percent of the total tuition fee for all full-time masters programmes based on academic merit. Should you wish to apply for XJTLU master scholarship, please submit a scholarship application letter in your application stating the reasons why you should be considered.

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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