The Urban Design Program at The University of Texas at Austin offers three degree programs:

MSUD

The Master of Science in Urban Design is an accelerated graduate program designed to prepare students for advanced work in the practice of urban design. Upon matriculation candidates must complete a flexible core sequence of design, history/theory and technology in urban design. After successful completion of the core sequence, students are qualified to commence advanced study in the discipline, focusing on topics ranging from Sustainable Design, Cultural and Historic Landscapes, to issues of Urbanism and Landscape Architecture.

Credit hours may vary according to the course of study outlined by the faculty upon admission.

MSUD Degree Requirements

MSUD Sample Curriculum

M Arch II [Urban Design]

Intended for students with an accredited B.Arch. degree wishing to enhance their qualifications, this post-professional “M.Arch. II” degree is an accelerated studio-based and design-focused graduate program designed to prepare students for research, practice, or teaching in the area of urban design. It requires 36 credit-hours in total. See more information about the curriculum and admissions

MSCRP + MSUD Dual Degree

The dual degree Master of Science in Urban Design/Master of Science in Community and Regional Planning is an accelerated three year graduate program designed to prepare students for advanced work in the fields of urban design and planning.

MSCRP + MSUD Degree Requirements

MSCRP + MSUD Sample Curriculum