Specialisation in Urban Design

You begin the specialisation by following two compulsory courses. After that, you are free to follow restricted elective and elective courses on, for example, urban ecology, people and urban areas, administrative law, economics or citizen involvement. The programme will be taught in English.

The programme can be structured in two ways, depending on the size of your thesis (30 or 45 ECTS):

Programme structure (thesis: 30 ECTS)

Block 1 Block 2 Block 3 Block 4
Year 1 Theories of Urban Design Restricted elective course Restricted elective course Restricted elective course
Urban Ecosystems: Structure, Functions and Design Restricted elective course Restricted elective course Restricted elective course
Year 2 Elective course Restricted elective course Thesis
Elective course Restricted elective course

Programme structure (thesis: 45 ECTS)

Block 1 Block 2 Block 3 Block 4
Year 1 Theories of Urban Design Restricted elective course Restricted elective course Restricted elective course
Urban Ecosystems: Structure, Functions and Design Restricted elective course Restricted elective course Restricted elective course
Year 2 Elective course Thesis
Elective course

Restricted elective courses

Choose your restricted elective courses from the lists below. Click on each course for a detailed description.

If you write your thesis at 30 ECTS you must choose at least three courses from the list below. If you write a thesis worth 45 ECTS you must choose all your restricted elective courses from the list:

In addition, if you write a thesis at 30 ECTS you can choose courses worth 15 ECTS from this list:

* You can only choose one of these courses.