Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Urban Design

LJMU's Urban Design MA enables you to explore your creative potential to change the landscape of cities and urban spaces and our experience within them. - Join a strong research-focussed academic community - Develop your work in state-of-the-art workspaces and facilities within the RIBA award-winning John Lennon Art and Design Building - Apply for the prestigious Susan Cotton Travel bursary, the Michael Pugh Thomas and Julia Carter Preston Legacy study awards In a world of rapidly rising and migrating urban populations, there is a palpable need for smarter, more inclusive approaches to city planning, adaptation and spatial design. Study Urban Design in a resurgent, UNESCO recognised city of cultural significance and advance your skills to create spaces that solve modern problems in cross-cultural contexts. This programme has strong links with the RIBA North and the Liverpool Biennial which, every two years, delivers an international programme of exhibitions and projects that lead to a rediscovery of the city.

Entry requirements

MA: You will need: a 2:1 degree in a related discipline a sample digital portfolio submitted at the point of application a reference a portfolio of work to be presented at interview to attend an interview Additional information In exceptional circumstances applications by mature graphic designers, illustrators and artists without sufficient qualifications will be considered IELTS English language requirement: 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component) Pearson requirements: 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI Purposes) RPL is accepted on this programme If you have any specific queries, please contact apsadmissions@ljmu.ac.uk Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/international-entry-requirements Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team (internationaladmissions@ljmu.ac.uk) for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages: www.ljmu.ac.uk/international

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning. Core Modules Research and Practice 1 (30 credits) Studio Practice (Urban Design) (30 credits) Research and Practice 2 (Urban Design) (30 credits) Collaborative Practice (30 credits) Major Project (Urban Design) (60 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. Assessment methods on this programme include: a major project proposal report, practical project work, a major project thesis and a personal development plan. You will also be assessed for the quality of your drawings and model making.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 13,950 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2019 6,900 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (Scotland) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (Wales) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (England) 2 Years
MA Part-time September 2019 38 per Credit (EU) 2 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Faculty of Arts, Professional and Social Studies
Telephone number: 
01512315175