Information regarding our 2023/24 admissions cycle

Our 2023/24 postgraduate taught admissions cycle will open on Monday, 10 October. For most programmes, the application form will not open until this date.

MSc Urban Studies / Overview

Please note that this course is subject to approval.

Year of entry: 2023

Degree awarded
Master of Science (MSc)
Duration
1 year
How to apply
 

Course options

Full-time Part-time Full-time distance learning Part-time distance learning
MSc Y N N N

Course overview

  • 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.

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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).

Scholarships/sponsorships

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.

For more information on scholarships and bursaries, see our Fees and funding  webpages or research the University's postgraduate funding database.

Contact details

School/Faculty
School of Environment, Education and Development
Contact name
SEED Admissions Team
Telephone
+44 (0) 161 275 2814
Email
School/Faculty
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