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Course Structure


The MSc includes core courses in theory and methods (taught in the first term), a range of specialist options (taught in the first and second term) and the Research Dissertation (topic to be selected in the third term and the dissertation completed in the summer vacation).

**Please note that optional modules are subject to staff availability**


Core Modules:

  • Urban Imaginations
  • City, Space and Power
  • Urban Practices

Optional Modules:

  • Creative Cities

  • Asian cities in a globalising South
  • Public space and the city
  • Community participation in city strategies
  • Representations of cities
  • Modern Cities: 1850-1920
  • Post-colonial theory and the multicultural city
  • Theorising Practices: Architecture, Art and Urbanism
  • Postcolonial Theory and the Multicultural City
  • Political ecology of environmental change
  • Urban development and economics
  • Social dimensions of sustainability
  • Environmental masterplanning
  • Cities in Eastern Europe
  • Urban Design
  • Landscape and Power

  • Italian cinema and the city
  • Social Science Methodologies
  • Comparative Urbanism
  • Thinking space
  • Urban regeneration
  • European planning and institutions
  • Public and private modernities
  • Social dimensions of sustainability
  • Disaster risk reduction in cities
  • Anthropology of architecture

  • Transforming local areas

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