Taught course

Urban Design

University of Huddersfield · Department of Architecture and 3D Design

Entry requirements

A 2:2 Honours degree or above in an appropriate subject or equivalent. Alternative qualifications and/or significant experience may be accepted, subject to approval. You will be required to submit a digital version of a portfolio of design or graphic work together with your application. The portfolio must contain between 5 and 10 A4 pages of work, and include design, sketches and other kinds of graphic work. Preference should be given to work that is relevant to the discipline of urban design. The portfolio should provide evidence of your individual contribution (rather than team work), including critical observation and other analytical skills, as well as the capability to represent your ideas through a design based activity. A sample piece of written work (one page) should also be included.

Months of entry


Course content

The programme provides a rigorous academic and design-based framework for exploring the impact of technological, economic, socio-political and cultural developments on urban design and planning, highlighting key priorities for shaping cities in the future. A key feature being the investigation of the impact of globalisation and advances in the technological age on regional urbanism, and how regional cities in different parts of the world are addressing their prospects for sustained growth, in the midst of rapidly expanding metropolises.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Department of Architecture and 3D Design (T126/T128PT)
01484 472281