Urban studies

Part-time 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 worldwide.

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..."

Online open event: Wednesday 1 February 2023

Join us on Wednesday 1 February 2023, from 1.30-2.30pm (UK time) for a virtual open event. This will give you the chance to meet the team, discover more about our part-time graduate courses in Sustainable Urban Development, and have your questions answered.

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