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Overview

  • Understand design disciplines through explorations of social, historic, economic, legal and technological processes and systems that act on our environments and products.
  • Study visual and design literacy, communication and design processes through the integration of sustainability, project management, leadership and design project applications.
  • Learn to lead and manage the development and implementation of urban design procedures, policy and practice.
QUT course code DE50
Attendance Full-time
Course duration 1 year full-time
2 years part-time
Start month 2014 February, July
Delivery On campus
  • Gardens Point
Faculty
  • Creative Industries Faculty
Course contact Enquire
CRICOS code060812M
Careers
  • Urban Designer

Details

The Master of Design provides professional development in the design of the urban environment. It will enhance skills and understanding of the design disciplines through explorations in social, historic, economic, legal and technological processes and systems that act upon our environments and products. This course advances abilities in visual and design literacy, communication, and design processes, through the integration of aspects of sustainability, project management, leadership and design project applications.

Career outcomes

Graduates may become specialist urban designers within their chosen professional field, or use the skills and knowledge gained to diversify their capabilities across a broader spectrum of design disciplines. Graduates will be capable of leading and managing the development and implementation of urban design procedures, policy and practice. Graduates typically work in either private practice as urban designers, or in government organisations as urban policy developers and implementers.

Entry requirements

A completed recognised 4 year Bachelor Degree (or higher award) in Architecture or Landscape Architecture with a minimum GPA of 5 (on a 7 point scale).

 


Minimum English language requirements

Students must meet the English proficiency requirements.

IELTS (International English Language Testing System)
speaking6.0
writing6.0
reading6.0
listening6.0
overall6.5

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Course fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. All fees are based on current fixed fee prices. We review fees annually.

2014: $12,800 per Study Period (48 credit points) (subject to annual review)

Scholarships and financial support

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