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University of Salford, Greater Manchester; MSc Urban Design and Regeneration

Course focus: Urban Design studio modules/Theoretical and practical/Neighbourhood regeneration || Design studio: YES || Fees: £7,500/£10,550 (EU/Overseas)

Course director: Dr Riccardo Balbo
Course founded: September 2010
Duration: September intake: MSc (one year full-time or two years and four months part-time), PgDip (eight months full-time or one year and eight months part-time), PGCert (four months full-time or eight months part-time) January intake: MSc (one year and four months full-time or two years and eight months part-time), PgDip (one year full-time or two years part-time), PGCert (four months full-time or twelve months part-time)
Student profile: Architecture, urban planning, landscape design and related fields

Distinctive feature: The program aims the development of skills to form professionals to design and regenerate neighbourhoods and urban realms, addressing community sustainable development, including “smart” solutions and participatory processes. The programme explores urban design analysis and evaluation, applications in real project contexts and the use of digital technologies for spatial simulation and rapid prototyping urban modelling.

Career opportunities: Highly competent graduates, capable to work collaborative environments, are required to deal with complex design situations and regeneration processes for the increasingly expanding city of the future, demanding sustainable, resilient and inclusive solutions and spaces. A wide range of career opportunities will be possible in urban design, urban planning, sustainable development, architectural design among others.

Entry requirements:

•    a minimum second class undergraduate honours degree in Architecture or Urban Planning;

•    a minimum second class undergraduate honours degree in other built environment discipline, or

•    a recognised professional qualification in a cognate discipline.

International students must provide evidence of proficiency in English - IELTS 6.0 with no band below 5.5 or an equivalent qualification are proof of this.

Admissions contact: pg-admissions@salford.ac.uk

Tuition: Full time MSc £7,500/£10,550 full-time (EU/Overseas); £7,120 part-time (EU)

Website: http://www.salford.ac.uk/courses/urban-design-and-regeneration      

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