University for the Creative Arts

University for the Creative Arts

Urban Design

This programme is designed to develop students' understanding of contemporary issues in urban design, planning, and urbanism through sustained engagement with creativity activity.

Entry requirements

A good Honours degree (normally 2.1 or above) or equivalent qualification in architecture, planning, landscape architecture or a related discipline, and/or relevant work experience, demonstrating the ability to study at postgraduate level. Applicants may be invited to interview and asked to present a portfolio of work. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum 5.5 in each component) or equivalent.

Course modules

Stage 1: urban contexts and methods; exploratory practice. Stage 2: project development. Stage 3: final project.

Assessment methods

Assessment includes evidence of experimentation and research in the form of design proposals, reviews, presentations, exhibitions of work, reflective journals and written papers.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 6,000 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
MA Full-time £ 12,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
MA Part-time £ 3,250 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Canterbury Campus Canterbury CT1 3AN South East

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