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Our Urban Design MA, PGDip is aimed at built environment professionals who want to develop knowledge, understanding and skills in the field of urban design. It equips you to contribute towards an improvement in the quality of the built environment.
The course is structured around three main design projects. Each explores key contemporary issues in urban design:
-Public space and engagement
These projects are underpinned by theoretical and practical lectures, seminars and workshops. The course is primarily studio based and there is an emphasis on independent learning. You are encouraged to cultivate a studio atmosphere within your year group where you will benefit from each other's diverse disciplinary backgrounds.
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A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in a related subject, such as:
We will also consider your application if you have a degree in a different subject, lower or non-standard qualifications and relevant professional experience. If you have a non-traditional background you could be offered a place on the PGDip. On achieving the required grades you could then transfer to the full MA.
Newcastle University graduates? See Entry Requirements in the Programme information in our onliine Prospectus.
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I chose to study Urban Design in Newcastle because it has one of the top programmes in the UK. I enjoy meeting different people in a foreign country and adjusting to a new lifestyle, Newcastle is an easy place to do that.
I can now apply to jobs in both Britain and the States; the opportunities are endless as I will have a degree from both the US and the UK. The international experience I have had at Newcastle really helps with big firms.
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