15 Masters of Science (MScs) in Urban Design 2020

Msc stands for Master of Science. It is a postgraduate educational master's degree given by universities in a wide number of nations. The degree is typically studied for in the sciences and occasionally in the social sciences. Students of urban design learn the planning of communities with respect to land use. Those who work in the field of urban design typically undergo varied studies involving a… Read more

Msc stands for Master of Science. It is a postgraduate educational master's degree given by universities in a wide number of nations. The degree is typically studied for in the sciences and occasionally in the social sciences.

Students of urban design learn the planning of communities with respect to land use. Those who work in the field of urban design typically undergo varied studies involving architecture, city planning, landscape design, engineering and related disciplines.

Master of Science (MSc) in Urban Design

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The 60-credit Master of Science in Design and Urban Ecologies program radically reframes the study of urban environments and design approaches to cities. By combining urban pl ... +

The 60-credit Master of Science in Design and Urban Ecologies program radically reframes the study of urban environments and design approaches to cities. By combining urban planning, policy, urban design, activism, and community practice, students gain the skills and expertise needed to address contemporary urban challenges. In line with The New School’s historic commitment to environmental and social justice, students design and implement strategic projects to bring about transformative change in urban environments on a global scale. -
MSc
2 years
English
Campus
 
Tilburg, Netherlands

The urban designer's core competence is the ability to design spatial conditions facilitating diverse and dynamic urban programs and urban conditions with respect for the soci ... +

The urban designer's core competence is the ability to design spatial conditions facilitating diverse and dynamic urban programs and urban conditions with respect for the social, ecological and economic values of the site and society. -
MSc
Part-time
48 months
English
Sep 2020
01 May 2020
Campus
 
Barcelona, Spain

The Master in City & Technology (MaCT) is a unique programme which is orientated towards training change makers that city administrations, governments, industries, and com ... +

The Master in City & Technology (MaCT) is a unique programme which is orientated towards training change makers that city administrations, governments, industries, and communities need, in order to develop projects for the transformation of our cities in the era of big data. -
MSc
Full-time
9 months
English
Campus
 
Los Angeles, USA

Students in the Master of Science in the Design of Cities one-year program investigate the full depth and drama of contemporary urban phenomena and commit to designing innovat ... +

Students in the Master of Science in the Design of Cities one-year program investigate the full depth and drama of contemporary urban phenomena and commit to designing innovation. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Belfast, United Kingdom

In practice, there is a common tension between those developing and interpreting planning policy on the one hand, and the designers of cities on the other. This programme brin ... +

In practice, there is a common tension between those developing and interpreting planning policy on the one hand, and the designers of cities on the other. This programme brings these groups together to engage in project-based learning. You will develop planning research, urban analysis and design skills before deciding whether to complete an urban design thesis or dissertation. Both of these options can be completed as work-based studies with opportunities for summer placements. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Stockholm, Sweden

This one-year master’s programme is aimed at graduates from the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, urban design and city planning who are specifically concerned w ... +

This one-year master’s programme is aimed at graduates from the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, urban design and city planning who are specifically concerned with design issues of the public realm and the effects these have on social life and human behaviour. Our focus is to deepen theoretical and design knowledge, changing the mindset of professionals regarding the importance and value of the public realm in the design of our cities. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Milan, Italy

The program develops theoretical, humanistic, artistic and design competencies based on the Italian tradition, facing different housing cultures, the new forms, and spaces of ... +

The program develops theoretical, humanistic, artistic and design competencies based on the Italian tradition, facing different housing cultures, the new forms, and spaces of contemporary cities, the development of new urban settlements in developing countries, the innovation in building techniques and sustainability. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Suzhou, China

The MSc Urban Planning (specialisation in Urban Design) programme allows you to engage in the complex issues of urban space production in the dynamic Chinese context. It consi ... +

The MSc Urban Planning (specialisation in Urban Design) programme allows you to engage in the complex issues of urban space production in the dynamic Chinese context. It considers the interplay between spatial design and social, economic, environmental and political issues evident in a range of urban settings. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
English
Campus
 
Glasgow, United Kingdom

This course is designed for practitioners and students to enhance their understanding of the city as a complex and dynamic system. While your focus will be on physical plannin ... +

This course is designed for practitioners and students to enhance their understanding of the city as a complex and dynamic system. While your focus will be on physical planning and the design of urban spaces and buildings, the various influencing factors that affect form will also be considered. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Lancashire, United Kingdom

The course is delivered at University Centre Myerscough and awarded by the University of Central Lancashire. This online MSc Arboriculture and Urban Forestry, awarded from the ... +

The course is delivered at University Centre Myerscough and awarded by the University of Central Lancashire. This online MSc Arboriculture and Urban Forestry, awarded from the University of Central Lancashire, is a ground-breaking course with an international profile. -
MSc
3 years
English
Aug 2020
Online
 
Izmir, Turkey

Urban built environment is transforming on a local and global scale due to the advances in information and building technologies. The impact of this transformation on everyday ... +

Urban built environment is transforming on a local and global scale due to the advances in information and building technologies. The impact of this transformation on everyday life and on the quality of space calls for continual renewal of the architectural discourse and practice. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
San Luis Obispo, USA

The MCRP Program cultivates talent, leadership, innovation and action-oriented research in the place making education of civic-minded and diverse students. We provide an appli ... +

The MCRP Program cultivates talent, leadership, innovation and action-oriented research in the place making education of civic-minded and diverse students. We provide an applied, comprehensive, professional planning education with, community, regional, and global awareness. We prepare planners to develop communities and regions that are socially, ecologically, and economically sustainable. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Dublin, Ireland

Urban design lies at the interface of architecture and urban planning, with both disciplines contributing complementary but contrasting approaches to urban design theory and p ... +

Urban design lies at the interface of architecture and urban planning, with both disciplines contributing complementary but contrasting approaches to urban design theory and practice. This Master’s programme is focused on the role of urban design in the context of urban planning and is delivered with an emphasis on the distinct methodologies, professional perspectives and pedagogies of that discipline. It provides specialist knowledge and skills in urban design theory and practice, urban conservation; nature-based solutions, and the role of research in design. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Mantua, Italy

The environment we live in nowadays is very complex and the architect is forced to work on the existing heritage paying particular attention to its sustainability and consider ... +

The environment we live in nowadays is very complex and the architect is forced to work on the existing heritage paying particular attention to its sustainability and considering the environment together with the built heritage as a resource to protect. The new MSc program "Architectural Design and History" is offering a study plan based on this very attitude. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Suzhou, China

The MSc Urban Planning (specialisation in Urban Design) programme allows you to engage in the complex issues of urban space production in the dynamic Chinese context.

The MSc Urban Planning (specialisation in Urban Design) programme allows you to engage in the complex issues of urban space production in the dynamic Chinese context. -
MSc
Full-time
18 months
English
Campus