University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield

Urban Design

Urban design professionals are in demand. We can help you develop design skills that will relate to a broader social, environmental and economic context, linking individual architectural projects and overall planning strategies.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree or an equivalent qualification related to design in the built environment, such as architecture, landscape architecture and town planning; a presentation portfolio. Degrees do not have to be design based; applicants with professional design experience are encouraged to apply. Students whose 1st language is not English require an overall IELTS grade of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules

Urban Design Project I; Urban Design Project II; Urban Design Thesis Project; Participation in Architecture and Urban Design; History and Theory of Urban Design; Reflection on Urban Design Practice; Urban Design Tools and Methods.

Examples of optional modules

Reflections of Architectural Education; Analysing Urban Context; Interactive Urban Visualisation Modelling; Building Environmental Simulation and Analysis; Parametric Architectural Geometry;
Building Information Modelling,
Management and Analysis.

Assessment methods

Assessment is based on course assignments and examinations, design thesis and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 17,250 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 6,000 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site Sheffield S10 2TN Yorkshire and the Humber

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Key information

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