Master of Urban Design

Master of Urban Design

Get ahead and stay ahead in your career with the Master of Urban Design from UTS Online. 

This course is ideal for those with backgrounds such as architecture, strategic planning or environmental science and are wanting to develop the practical design capabilities to shape the lived experience within sustainable urban environments.

Offered 100% online, this urban design course was put together in collaboration with industry experts. Throughout your studies you'll gain a practical approach to urban design across an array of subjects, such as Sustainable Urban Development, Urban Design Fundamentals, and Strategic Planning and Urban Redevelopment. You’ll explore real-world case studies, learn from industry professionals and apply your understanding in authentic assessments. 

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  • Qualification:
    Master's Degree
  • Study mode:
    Online
  • Payment options:
    FEE-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment
  • Duration:
    2.5 years part-time
  • Start date:
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  • Awarded by:
    UTS Online
  • Location:
    Online
  • Career Outcomes:
    Interior and Spatial Designer | Urban Designer | Building Conservationist | Urban Planner | Urban Design Consultant | View All

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Get ahead and stay ahead in your career with the Master of Urban Design from UTS Online. 

This course is ideal for those with backgrounds such as architecture, strategic planning or environmental science and are wanting to develop the practical design capabilities to shape the lived experience within sustainable urban environments.

Offered 100% online, this urban design course was put together in collaboration with industry experts. Throughout your studies you’ll gain a practical approach to urban design across an array of subjects, such as Sustainable Urban Development, Urban Design Fundamentals, and Strategic Planning and Urban Redevelopment. You’ll explore real-world case studies, learn from industry professionals and apply your understanding in authentic assessments. 

Eligibility

To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Completed a recognised bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent qualification; OR
  • Completed a UTS Graduate Certificate/Diploma in Urban Planning/Design, Planning or Property Development; AND must have obtained a credit average or above; OR
  • Completed a recognised Graduate Certificate/Diploma in a related field, with a credit average or above; AND have at least 3 years full-time, or equivalent part-time, work experience in related fields; AND must articulate their work experience and the reasons to study the Master of Urban Design.

In this urban design course, the subjects you may study include: 

  • Property Development and Planning Process
  • Sustainable Urban Development 
  • Planning & Design Theory and Decision Making 
  • Urban Design Fundamentals 
  • Urban Analytics 
  • Urban Design Studio 1 
  • Urban Design Studio 2 
  • Australian Planning and Environmental Law 
  • Local Strategic Planning 
  • Structure Planning 
  • Urban Design Studio 3 
  • Development Negotiation and Community Engagement 
  • Urban Redevelopment 
  • Urban Design Studio 4 
  • Urban Design Studio 5

Technology is driving change. At UTS Online we use the latest learning technology to help you get ahead and stay ahead in a changing world, faster.

UTS is the top-ranked young university in Australia and ranked 11th globally*. Our 100% online postgraduate courses give you the opportunity to access our world-class education wherever you are.

Our courses are created by leading industry academics who partner with organisations operating at the edge of progress. The courses are delivered through an innovative and interactive online platform, designed by experts in online education who understand how to make lessons personal and engaging.

With UTS Online, you’ll develop the skills and knowledge you need for your immediate future as well as the capability to keep adapting as new technologies, new career environments and new social challenges change our world even more.

*QS Top 50 Under 50, 2020

You'll have the support you need to succeed with a dedicated Student Enrolment Advisor who will navigate and motivate you through to graduation day.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Master of Urban Design from UTS Online. Students who have completed the course will also have an opportunity to complete an additional five subjects to graduate with a Master of Urban Planning.

With Australia's population set to grow, governments are focused on the development of cities and residential neighborhoods putting urban design in the spotlight.

 

 

Curious about where a career in government could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

How Much Will It Cost?

The full fee for this course is $61,890.

Eligible students can apply for the Australian government's FEE-HELP loan scheme to cover the costs of all or part of your fees. 

FEE-HELPYou may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $47,014 (2021-22 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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