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MSc in Sustainable Urban Development

  • Study while working and complete within two years;
  • Eight intensive teaching weeks in Oxford and London, and a final dissertation project;
  • Seminars, site visits, tutorials and a 24/7 online portal;
  • Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

The MSc aims to provide students with:

  • a rigorous and intellectually-demanding education in the field of sustainable urban development;
  • a multidisciplinary structure that engages with world-leading research to the benefit of students’ professional practice;
  • an international understanding and knowledge of sustainable urban development;
  • an engagement with the academic excellence of the University of Oxford and the practical and research experience of the Prince’s Foundation.

We will be offering two scholarships for October 2020 entry:

·         MSc Programme Scholarship which will cover all course fees across both years of the MSc

·         MSc Sustainable Urban Development Sheehan Scholarship worth £1,100.             

No separate application process will apply, but candidates seeking to be considered for these Scholarships need to have submitted a full application by 24 January 2020. Candidates need to present a consistent record of excellence both academically and professionally.  Full details are available on the MSc website.

The first application deadline is 15 November 2019.

Further information about the MSc and the application process can be found at

DPhil in Sustainable Urban Development

  • Provides an opportunity to pursue in-depth and rigorous research about the pressing challenges of urban sustainability and the processes of environmental, economic, and social development in urban environments around the world
  • Study while working and complete within four to eight years
  • Conduct own research under the guidance of a University supervisor

Further information about the DPhil and the application process can be found at

The first application deadline is 24 January 2020.


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