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Qualification type

MA - Master of Arts

Subject areas

Urban Studies Urban Engineering

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Our MA Urban Design programme is jointly delivered by the Welsh School of Architecture and the School of Geography and Planning. The goal of this programme is to enable practitioners and scholars to transform the field of urban design through critical thinking and creative practice.

Urban design is transdisciplinary, straddling professional fields such as architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning and public policy, and also disciplines such as politics, economics, sociology and cultural studies. The programme fully embraces this transdisciplinarity through the theory, research training and design teaching it offers.

You will learn from academic staff from both schools who are highly accomplished and locally engaged in Cardiff, nationally in the UK, and internationally across the world. In the context of the design studios, you will also be able to benefit from the input and expertise of leading practitioners.

Studio teaching focuses on developing critically informed as well as creative and practical proposals for real sites, addressing important contemporary issues of design and urbanism.

Different course options

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

28-SEP-20

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

Please contact university and ask about this fee

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£21,350

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

A First or Second Class Honours degree, or equivalent in Architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning (including city or town and country planning), urban design (undergraduate), property development, environmental design, interior design, graphic design, theatre design and civil engineering, as well as subjects such as geography, sociology, political science and history, agronomy– especially those with an urban focus. However, where qualifications are 2:1 and above (or equivalent), other subjects will also be considered.