Master of Urban Design

Errata
item Errata Date
1.
Section 5 Admission to candidature has been changed. It now reads:
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit, according to the following admission criteria.
(1) Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Urban Design requires an undergraduate degree or relevant work experience.
(2) Admission to the Graduate Diploma in Urban Design and Master of Urban Design requires an undergraduate degree in architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, town planning, urbanism, geography or a related field.
(3) The program Director reserves the right to require a portfolio of work indicating relevant design interests and capabilities for admission to the Graduate Diploma and Master of Urban Design. A portfolio should only be provided if requested by the Program Director.
(4) In exceptional circumstances, the Dean may admit applicants without these qualifications but whose evidence of experience and achievement is deemed by the Dean to be equivalent.
15/08/2017
 

Graduate Certificate in Urban Design

Graduate Diploma in Urban Design

Master of Urban Design


These resolutions must be read in conjunction with applicable University By-laws, Rules and policies including (but not limited to) the University of Sydney (Coursework) Rule 2014 (the 'Coursework Rule'), the Coursework Policy 2014, the Resolutions of the Faculty, the University of Sydney (Student Appeals against Academic Decisions) Rule 2006 (as amended) and the Academic Board policies on Academic Dishonesty and Plagiarism. Up to date versions of all such documents are available from the Policy Register: http://sydney.edu.au/policies.

Course Resolutions

1 Course codes

Code

Course and stream title

GCURBDES-01

Graduate Certificate in Urban Design

GNURBDES-04

Graduate Diploma in Urban Design

MAURBDES-04

Master of Urban Design

2 Attendance pattern

The attendance pattern for this course is full time or part time according to student choice.

3 Master's type

The master's degree in these resolutions is a professional master's course, as defined by the Coursework Rule.

4 Embedded courses in this sequence

(1)
The embedded courses in this sequence are:
(a)
the Graduate Certificate in Urban Design
(b)
the Graduate Diploma in Urban Design
(c)
the Master of Urban Design
(2)
Providing candidates satisfy the admission requirements for each stage, a candidate may progress to the award of any of the courses in this sequence. Only the longest award completed will be conferred.

5 Admission to candidature

(1)
Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit, according to the following admission criteria.
(2)
Admission to the Graduate Certificate in Urban Design requires an undergraduate degree and/or relevant work experience.
(3)
Admission to the Graduate Diploma in Urban Design and Master of Urban Design requires an undergraduate degree in architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning or related field with a WAM of at least 65 or completion of the requirements of the embedded Graduate Certificate with a WAM of at least 65.
(4)
Admission to the Graduate Diploma and Masters also requires:
(a)
a portfolio of work indicating relevant design interests and capacities to the satisfaction of the program director; and
(b)
evidence of professional experience in urban design, architecture, planning, landscape architecture or a related industry; or
(c)
completion of a field study relating to urban design, appropriately documented to the satisfaction of the program director.
(5)
In exceptional circumstances the Dean may admit applicants without these qualifications but whose evidence of experience and achievement is deemed by the Dean to be equivalent.

6 Requirements for award

(1)
The units of study that may be taken for these awards are set out in Table G.
(2)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Certificate in Urban Design, a candidate must complete 24 credit points, including:
(a)
minimum 18 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
maximum 6 credit points of elective units of study.
(3)
To qualify for the award of the Graduate Diploma in Urban Design, a candidate must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a)
minimum 36 credit points of core units of study, which must include ARCH9001 Urban Design Studio A; and
(b)
maximum 12 credit points of elective units of study.
(4)
To qualify for the award of the Master of Urban Design, a candidate must complete 72 credit points, including:
(a)
minimum 54 credit points of core units of study; and
(b)
maximum 18 credit points of elective units of study.
(5)
Core units completed in excess of the minimum requirements may count as elective units of study.

7 Course transfer

(1)
A candidate for the master's degree or graduate diploma may elect to discontinue study and graduate with a shorter award from this embedded sequence, with the approval of the Dean, and provided the requirements of the shorter award have been met.
(2)
Only the longest award completed will be awarded.

8 Transitional provisions

(1)
These resolutions apply to students who commenced their candidature after 1 January, 2016 and students who commenced their candidature prior to 1 January, 2016 who elect to proceed under these resolutions.
(2)
Candidates who commenced prior to 1 January, 2016 may complete the requirements in accordance with the resolutions in force at the time of their commencement, provided that requirements are completed by 1 January, 2019. The Faculty may specify a later date for completion or specify alternative requirements for completion of candidatures that extend beyond this time.