Urban studies

Flexible postgraduate courses for professionals

The Urban Studies programme at Oxford University offers a part-time master's and a doctoral course for practitioners and researchers engaged in cities and urban issues. 

The flexible structure of the programme allows for students to study while working and attracts practitioners from a wide range of fields including architects, educators, engineers, lawyers, financiers and investment analysts, landscape architects, project managers, planners, property developers and surveyors.

The programme offers:

  • Dynamic and thriving research, graduate and practitioner community

  • International perspective and reach, drawing on Oxford's interdisciplinary expertise

  • Strong associations with leading organisations, including The Prince's Foundation and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

  • Opportunities to network and to develop valuable cross-sector connections

  • Access to Oxford’s internship schemes

"We don't just plan cities - we plan lifestyles, we plan for people..."