Taught course

Urban Design

University for the Creative Arts · Architecture and Interiors

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree (normally 2:1 or above) or equivalent qualification in your chosen subject or a related discipline, and/or; relevant work experience, demonstrating your ability to study at postgraduate level. A portfolio of work is also required. If your first language is not English a certificate is required as evidence that you have an average IELTS score of 6.0 or TOEFL 550 (CBT 213).

Months of entry


Course content

The MA Urban Design course is designed to develop your understanding of contemporary issues in Urban Design, Planning, and Urbanism through sustained critical and creative engagement.

The course will develop and advance your understanding of the economic, ecological, social and political dynamics shaping the urban environment and encourages you to build advanced urban design skills.

The taught programme will help you to develop a range of strategies, tools and skills, including research methods and critical theories. The core of the curriculum is project based, supplemented by lectures, seminars, workshops and independent study.

Visit the MA Urban Design page on the University for the Creative Arts web site for more details!

Information for international students

International Students should contact the International team on: +44 (0)1252 892838 for further information and advice. :

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

01252 892 883