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Sustainable Urban Design (MArch)

Course Description

This course is a research and project-based programme; designed to assist the enhancement of the quality of our cities by bringing innovative design into a new relationship with the latest theoretical research on the special structure of urban form. The course provides students with an understanding of the complex relationship between spatial and design issues and social and economic urban processes. It addresses urban design as a mode of research and practice that shapes urban environments and responds to urban problems.

The course will enable you to develop the mechanisms and tools, which can effectively be implemented to secure and deliver projects for the long-term benefit of its city and people. It emphasises the importance of design creativity and focuses on drawing, physical and computer modelling as tools for analysis, exploration, communication and design.

Students will develop:
the ability to plan and undertake an individual project
interpersonal, communication and professional skills
the ability to communicate ideas effectively in written reports, verbally and by means of presentations to groups
the ability to exercise original thought design experimentation and creativity
application of theory to specific projects

Previous dissertation projects have included:
Eco Cities: The Search for Sustainable Urbanism
The Urban Design of Innovation
Tall Buildings and Urban Design

Scholarship information can be found at http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/graduateschool/funding/index.aspx

Visit the Sustainable Urban Design (MArch) page on the University of Nottingham website for more details!

Entry Requirements

2.1 (or international equivalent) in architecture or similar subject. Must include modules in architectural design accounting for 25%-50% of credits. English language requirements: IELTS 6.5 (no less than 6.0 in any element).

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