University of Westminster

University of Westminster

Urban Design

This course introduces the core skills and techniques of urban design.

Entry requirements

Undergraduate degree in 1 of the built environment disciplines; consideration is also given to graduates from other related fields such as economics, environmental policy or public art; exceptionally a graduate may be considered for entry from an unrelated field particularly if they have experience in urban design practice; overseas and European applicants must demonstrate that their education gained elsewhere is equivalent to a UK undergraduate degree; for those whose 1st language is not English, an attainment of at least IELTS 6.5 or equivalent must be demonstrated and the university offers pre-sessional summer programmes for those who need to improve their English before starting the course.

Course modules

Core modules: Urban design and development planning skills; urban design summer school.

Assessment methods

Assessment is 100 per cent coursework where projects are designed to enable students to build a portfolio demonstrating ability in a broad range of activities undertaken in the profession.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time day £ 3,900 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
PgCert Part-time day £ 2,175 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
PgDip Full-time - 12 months
MA Full-time - 12 months
PgDip Part-time - 24 months
MA Part-time - 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Marylebone Camden NW1 5LS South East

Key information

Course Enquiries Office
Telephone number: 
020 7911 5000