Gain an appreciation of the historical and theoretical dimensions of urbanism and design and extend your core skills in the design and formulation of urban projects.
Gain an appreciation of the historical and theoretical dimensions of urbanism and design and extend your core skills in the design and formulation of urban projects. You will develop leadership and expertise with a strong emphasis on sustainability, quantification and implementation. The University of Sydney's Urban Design program recognises that urban designers work at the nexus of aesthetic, economic, political and technical fields, and prepares you for professional practice in this exciting, multifaceted and increasingly valuable field. The Urban Design program was one of the first in Australasia and has built an excellent reputation, producing skilled graduates who work around the world in design, management and teaching roles. It continues to develop leadership and expertise in urban design and urbanism, with a strong emphasis on sustainability, quantification and implementation. At its core are studio projects that address emerging design issues, and supporting units are available to cover essential morphological, ecological, cultural and other dimensions of urbanism. "At the Master level you may choose to complete the core Master of Urban Design course, or combine it with one of two available streams: urban design and planning or heritage studies. The Urban Design program at the University of Sydney is the only professional training program in Urban Design to offer you enriched specialisations, giving you additional training and expanding the scope of your employment opportunities. The Urban Design program is available as a Master degree (1. 5 years), a Diploma (1 year) and a Graduate Certificate (6 months).