Master of Urban Design

The University of Sydney

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Master of Urban Design
Duration1.5 Years
LevelMasters Program
  • The Master of Urban Design is a 1.5-year program that will develop your leadership and expertise in urban design and urbanism with a strong emphasis on sustainability, quantification, and implementation
  • This program produces skilled graduates who work in design, management, policy development, and teaching roles in Australia and overseas
  • The program’s core units will provide students with an appreciation and understanding of the historical and theoretical dimensions of urbanism and design, urban morphology and the relationship between ecological processes and city form
  • A key feature of this degree is its multidisciplinary outlook and emphasis on communication and collaboration that emulates real-world practice
  • Master of Architectural Science Masterclass session Announcement
  • Topic: Low Carbon Retrofit – Master of Architectural Science Masterclass by Dr. Daniel Ryan (Program Director Master of Architectural Science, The University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design & Planning)
    • Description: In this lecture, we will look at how to make changes to a building to improve its performance and efficiency without affecting the building’s form. We will consider the arguments for undertaking retrofits, the different indicators for retrofits, and what general approaches you can take at different design stages.
    • Time: Feb 16, 2021, 04:00 PM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney
    • Link to register –
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & fees2159465 INR
Hostel & Meals1808342 INR
Insurance29672 INR
Student Services and Amenities Fee16995 INR
Lifestyle expenses335418 INR
Residence Application Fee5609 INR
Total2196036 INR

Entry Criteria

Class 12thNo specific cutoff mentioned
BachelorsNo specific cutoff mentioned
  • The applicants must hold an undergraduate degree in architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, town planning, urbanism, geography, or a related field or completion of the requirements of the embedded Graduate Certificate with a WAM of at least 65
ExamsTOEFL: 96
  • The minimum result of 17 in Reading, Listening and Speaking and 19 in Writing

  • Minimum result of 6.0 in each band 

PTE: 68
  • Minimum result of 54 in each band 

Additional info
  • A portfolio should only be provided if requested by the Program Director indicating relevant design interests and capabilities
  • Applicants who have undertaken a bachelor’s degree or other approved tertiary qualifications where the instruction for their qualification (teaching, assessment, and examination) was entirely in English will be waived from the English requirement
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