UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Urban Studies

Cities are now a critical focus for research, policy-making and public debate. According to the United Nations, three-quarters of the global population will live in cities by 2050. This programme develops innovative, comparative and interdisciplinary modes of analysis and research that can address the scale and complexity of contemporary urbanism.

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree in a relevant discipline from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard.

Course modules

Core modules: Urban imaginations; cities, space and power; urban practices; social science research methodologies (30 credits, research route only); options may include the following: Asian cities in a globalising south; London; creative cities; landscape and power; public space and the city; community participation in city strategies; comparative urbanism; spatial planning; cities in eastern Europe; anthropology of architecture; planning practices in Europe; thinking space; transforming local areas; representation of cities; urban design: product, process and critique.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through coursework in the form of essays, and the dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,670 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 2 years
MSc Variable September 2016 - 3 years

Campus details

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

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Key information

Contact: 
Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
020 7679 7579