UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Sustainable Urbanism

This programme offers urban professionals a theoretical understanding of the range of disciplines that together contribute to the delivery of sustainable urbanism, and explores the conceptual and technical skills necessary to create sustainable urban environments. The programme includes an integral field trip which offers students the opportunity to observe and consider sustainability in practice.

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or higher) from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. There is no particular subject requirement as the Master's provides an 'initial' planning education for graduates with cognate or non-cognate degrees. Where candidates fail to meet the standard requirement (i.e. they hold a degree of a lower classification), the department will take into account professional experience in planning or a related field when deciding whether to admit a candidate. Applicants who do not hold a 1st degree may, in exceptional cases, be admitted to the programme if they are able to demonstrate considerable senior-level professional experience in planning or a related field.

Course modules

Core modules: Sustainable urban development; critical debates in sustainable urbanism; urban design (place making); sustainable urban design; sustainable property (valuation, investment, development); sustainable urban development (project); options: Spatial planning; urban economics and politics; transport policy and planning; urban design; geographical information systems; urban regeneration; cities and the environment; the representation of cities.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through individual and group work, essays, examination, skills-based practical work, and the personal project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 12,200 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MSc Full-time £ 22,380 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MSc Variable - 2 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years
PgDip Variable - 2 years
PgDip Full-time - 9 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

Key information

Bartlett Graduate Faculty Clerk
Telephone number: 
020 3108 9018