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College of Engineering City University of Hong Kong Master of Urban Design and Regional Planning
College of Engineering City University of Hong Kong

Master of Urban Design and Regional Planning

Hong Kong, Hong Kong

2 Years


Full time, Part time

31 May 2024

Sep 2024

HKD 7,900 / per credit *


* For students admitted in 2024/25. The tuition fee indicated in the above schedule will apply until the end of your study in this programme.


Programme Aims and Objectives

The programme aims to:

  • Enhance existing construction-related professionals with the knowledge of urban design and regional planning;
  • Produce experts with comprehensive knowledge of urban design and regional planning;
  • Offer a route for further study to graduates of construction-related disciplines;
  • Provide multi-disciplinary approach for architecture, civil engineering, urban design, urban planning, building services and construction professionals;
  • Train/equip students with the skills for carrying out research works in various related disciplines.

Key Facts

  • Mode of Study: Combined †
  • Mode of Funding: Non-government-funded
  • Indicative Intake Target: 40
  • Minimum Number of Credits Required: 60
  • Class Schedule:
    • Students are expected to attend classes in the weekday daytimes (occasionally, at evenings, on Saturdays or Sundays). The courses (including the core courses) of the programme may be scheduled in weekday daytime session for the academic year.
  • Normal Study Period:
    • Full-time: 2 years (4 semesters)
    • Part-time: 4 years (8 semesters)
  • Maximum Study Period:
    • Full-time: 5 years
    • Part-time/Combined mode: 10 years
  • Mode of Processing:
    • Applications are processed on a rolling basis. Review of applications will start before the deadline and continue until all places are filled. Early applications are therefore strongly encouraged.

† Combined mode: Local students taking programmes in combined mode can attend full-time (12-18 credit units per semester) or part-time (no more than 11 credit units per semester) study in different semesters without seeking approval from the University. For non-local students, they will be admitted to these programmes for either full-time or part-time studies. Non-local students must maintain the required credit load for their full-time or part-time studies and any changes will require approval from the University.



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