Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Urban Design

This course is aimed at built environment professionals who want to develop knowledge, understanding and skills in the field of urban design. It equips students to contribute towards an improvement in the quality of the built environment. The course is structured around three main design projects. Each explores key contemporary issues in urban design: urban regeneration; housing; public space and engagement. These projects are underpinned by theoretical and practical lectures, seminars and workshops. The course is primarily studio based and there is an emphasis on independent learning.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in a related discipline, such as architecture, design, fine art, planning or graphic design. Applicants must submit an electronic portfolio demonstrating an aptitude for design work. Applicants with lower or non-standard qualifications who have significant professional industry experience will be considered. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 - 24 months
PgDip Full-time September 2016 - 9 months
PgDip Part-time September 2016 - 21 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

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Key information

Contact: 
School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape
Telephone number: 
0191 208 6509