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.
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.
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- Architectural Theory and Criticism
- Fundamentals of Urban Design
- Place-making and Urban Design
- Urban Design Inquiry (Studio)
- Sustainable Urban Planning Strategies
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- 18 months
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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 upper second class honours (2:1) or equivalent
- 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
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International12576 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18864 USD for the full programme during 18 months.
National12576 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18864 USD for the full programme during 18 months.
RMB 120,000 for the entire programme.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.