University of Portsmouth, MA in Urban Design
Course focus: Theory-Urban Design-Planning/Policy/Sustainable Development || Design studio: YES || Fees: £5,000/£10,500 (EU/Overseas)
Course director: Dr Fabiano Lemes de Oliveira
Course founded: 2009
Duration: 1 year full-time; 2 years part-time
Intake: 15 students
Student profile: Mostly architecture graduates/professionals
Distinctive feature: Studio-based course engaged in current debates about the role of professionals in the creation of sustainable cities. Course has established links with national, regional and local agencies such as CABE, SEEDA, PUSH, tEC (Southampton) and SCA+D.
Director comment: We train urban designers to deal with the changing nature of the urban environment and stand up for sustainable design. They are also encouraged to promote cultural diversity, social equity and the economic development of cities.
- A good honours degree in architecture, interior design or related subject, or
- Equivalent professional experience and/or qualifications
- Portfolio of professional work should be submitted with each application
Admissions contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuition: £5,000/£10,500 full-time (EU/Overseas); £1,670/£3,300 part-time in year 1 (EU/Overseas); £3,300/£7,000 part-time in year 2 (EU/Overseas);