University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

Urban Design and Property Development - taught in London at University of Liverpool in London

On this programme you will be engaged in exploring the dynamic connectionsbetween real estate valuation and the character of the built environment in one of the most rapidly changing property markets in the UK. Internationally recognised as a centre for industries related to property development and architecture, London provides an ideal test bed for your studies; it is arguably the ideal city within which to study the production of the built environment from both an aesthetic and a commercial perspective. The programme draws upon a range of expertise in Architecture and Urban Planning although no prior training in either is a pre-requisite; by the completion of the course you will have covered modules in property development, design skills and project management that assume no subject specific background knowledge.

Entry requirements

You will normally need to have a Bachelor�s degree (with Honours) at 2.1 level or better in an appropriate field of study. A wide range of subjects is acceptable but please contact us if you wish to check whether your degree subject is suitable. Candidates who do not meet these requirements will be considered on their individual merits and should discuss their particular circumstances with the programme contact. Students whose 1st language is not English will require either: An IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component); or TOEFL IBT 88 or above with minimum scores in components: Listening and writing 21; reading 22; speaking 23; International Baccalaureate Standard Level (Grade 5); Hong Kong use of English AS Level C; India Standard XII 70 per cent or above from Central and Metro State Boards; WAEC C4-6.

Course modules

Core modules include: Property development 1: valuation methods and investment appraisal; presenting design research; design project 1; design appreciation 1; urban and planning theory; property development 2: from design to delivery; research methodology; design project 2; design appreciation 2; urban planning practice. Choose 1 module from: Thesis: dissertation (60 credits); thesis: research by design (60 credits); thesis: design (60 credits).


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 10,000 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 18,200 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 10,000 per Academic year (EU fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
London Campus Islington EC2A 1BB South East

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