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Urban Design MA or PGDip or PGCert

Oxford Brookes University

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OverviewOur Urban Design MA brings together theory and design practice to develop your urban design skills.Urban Design applies to worldwide locations facing contemporary global issues. It combines the form production processes of place and socio-economic drivers that shape the urban realm. And links theory, practice and the urban experience.Youll be part of an international cohort of students from planning, architecture, landscape architecture and other backgrounds. You will work in design ... READ MORE

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Full time | Headington Campus | 12 months | SEP

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WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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52nd / 131
CUG ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
51st
CUG subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2022
16th

Start date and duration

Start date
SEP
Full Time
12 months

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Entry requirements
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Details
The course is open to applicants who hold a 2.1 undergraduate honours degree (or international equivalent) in a related design & planning discipline. We will actively consider applications from candidates with lower degrees or an alternative subject, who can provide a suitable portfolio and/or evidence relevant work experience. Mid-career professional candidates with practice experience are also encouraged to apply.

Tuition fees

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£8,200 per year
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More info: £6,700 (Diploma); £4,100 (Certificate).

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£15,500 per year
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£15,500 per year
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Latest Urban Studies reviews

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Nick
22 Nov 19

Urban Design, Planning and Development BA (Hons)

Lot's of opportunity to travel to other countires, real life and current projects worked...
SR
Student Reviewer
04 Apr 14

Urban Design MA or PGDip or PGCert

In my opinion Oxford Brookes is one of the best places in the world to study as it gives you the opportunity to learn...

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How Urban Studies students rated:

Student rating ( 4.3) 6 reviews

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CUG ranking
51st
Student rating
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Based in the historic student city of Oxford, Oxford Brookes is one of the UK’s leading modern universities. It enjoys an international reputation for teaching excellence, innovative approaches to learning, and strong links with business and industry. The university welcomes students from more than 140 countries around the world, and is proud of its diverse, inclusive community. Oxford Brookes is known for great teaching, coming second in the Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings 2020. It has a well-established and growing international reputation for research, with 94% of its research being internationally recognised in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 results. Oxford Brookes postgraduates can soak up Oxford’s atmosphere and make the most of the city’s rich resources, which include world-class libraries, museums and galleries.

Where you'll study

Oxford Brookes University

Gipsy Lane Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX3 0BP United Kingdom Nearest train station: Oxford  1.3 miles away