Postgraduate ( full-time, part-time)
January 2017, September 2017
Course duration: 12 months (September start) or 15 months (January starts) full-time; 28 months (September starts) or 33 months (January starts) part-time.
Part-time teaching times: Trimester 1: Tuesdays 9am-4pm; Trimester 2: Tuesdays 1pm-7pm
From architecture and planning to economics and law, we’ll give you a broad understanding of the processes and practices involved in urban design. We’ll encourage you to develop your own unique approach to create the spaces in which we live, work and relax.
The urban design discipline lies somewhere between planning and architecture. It’s concerned with conceiving and combining buildings, amenities and open spaces in ways that are logical, useful and give a sense of place.
Many disciplines and issues are involved, from the technical to environmental, societal to economic. Our course will give you the education and training you need to practice urban design and develop your own distinct vision.
Through a series of modules you’ll explore the profession’s key challenges, while developing your technical, commercial and management skills. There’s particular reference to the six ‘RCE’ Eastern England cities and the design challenges they present.
Our course meets the educational requirements of the Urban Design Group and Urban Design Alliance.
You could have a successful career in urban design and conservation, architecture, landscape design, surveying, highway engineering, transport planning, town centre management, planning policy, regeneration and development management. You’re also in the perfect position to continue your academic career and move up to our Built Environment PhD.
We’ll assess you through a combination of patchworks, portfolios, reports, essays, design project material, model-making and your performance during group work.
The Faculty of Science & Technology is one of the largest of five faculties at Anglia Ruskin University. Whether you choose to study with us full- or part-time, on campus or at a distance, there’s an option whatever your level – from a foundation degree, to a BSc, MSc, PhD or professional doctorate.
Whichever course you pick, you’ll gain the theory and practical skills needed to progress with confidence. Join us and you could find yourself learning in the very latest laboratories or on field trips or work placements with well-known and respected companies. You may even have the opportunity to study abroad.
Everything we do in the faculty has a singular purpose: to provide a world-class environment to create, share and advance knowledge in science and technology fields. This is key to all of our futures.
The part-time course fee assumes that you're studying at half the rate of a full-time student (50% intensity). Course fees will be different if you study over a longer period. All fees are for guidance purposes only.
You won't need to pay fees until you've accepted an offer to attend, but you must pay your fees up-front, in full or in instalments.How to pay your fees directly
You must pay your fees up-front, in full or in instalments. You will also be asked for a deposit or sponsorship letter/financial guarantee. Details will be in your offer letter.Paying your fees
It’s important to decide how to fund your course before applying. Use our funding guide for postgraduate students to learn more about the following:
We've a number of scholarships, as well as some fee discounts for early payment.
Important additional notes
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If English is not your first language, you'll need to make sure you meet our English language requirements for postgraduate courses.
We welcome applications from international and EU students, and accept a range of international qualifications.
If you don't meet our English language requirements, we offer a range of courses which could help you achieve the level required for entry.
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