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University of Sydney (USYD)

  • 36% international / 64% domestic

Graduate Diploma in Urban Design

  • Graduate Diploma

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.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Course Code
GNURBDES4000, 000694J
Study Mode
In person
Domestic Fees
$9,359 per year / $9,359 total
International Fees
$33,500 per year / $33,500 total

About this course

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).

Entry requirements

Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Camperdown

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Architecture & Building courses at University of Sydney (USYD).
76.4%
Overall satisfaction
83.2%
Skill scale
68.5%
Teaching scale
91.5%
Employed full-time
$64.5k
Average salary