MSc Urban Studies / Overview
Year of entry: 2024
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- Degree awarded
- Master of Science (MSc)
- 1 year
- Entry requirements
We require a UK Honours degree with a First or Upper Second (2.1) classification or the overseas equivalent, in any discipline.
When assessing your academic record we take into account the grades you have achieved and the standing of the institution where you studied your qualification.
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- Taught by internationally renowned researchers in their respective fields, drawing upon the departments of Architecture, Geography, Global Development, and Planning and Environmental Management.
- Benefit from the city of Manchester as a learning laboratory, with course units drawing on its rich history and its place in the world today .
- Learn from the experiences and insights of those working on urban challenges around the globe through the international partnerships of those teaching on the programme.
- Prepare for a career as an urban researcher, whether in civil society, consultancy, government or the third sector.
Find out what it's like to study at Manchester by visiting us on one of our open days.
For entry in the academic year beginning September 2024, the tuition fees are as follows:
UK students (per annum): £13,500
International, including EU, students (per annum): £27,000
Further information for EU students can be found on our dedicated EU page.
Policy on additional costs
All students should normally be able to complete their programme of study without incurring additional study costs over and above the tuition fee for that programme. Any unavoidable additional compulsory costs totalling more than 1% of the annual home undergraduate fee per annum, regardless of whether the programme in question is undergraduate or postgraduate taught, will be made clear to you at the point of application. Further information can be found in the University's Policy on additional costs incurred by students on undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes (PDF document, 91KB).
We offer a number of postgraduate taught scholarships and merit awards to outstanding applicants and international students.
In addition, the Manchester Alumni Scholarship Scheme offers a £3,000 reduction in tuition fees to University of Manchester alumni who achieved a first-class bachelor's degree and are progressing to a postgraduate taught master's course.
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