PHDSTUDIES

4 PhD Programs in Urban Design

A Doctor of Philosophy, or PhD, is considered the highest degree awarded by a university or graduate school. Once completed, the graduate is awarded the title of “doctor” in their respective field of study.

What is a PhD in Urban Design? Doctoral candidates focusing on urban design often study how buildings, streets, and transportation systems come together to form a cohesive whole. They may also look at how landscaping and public parks affect designed areas and make them aesthetically pleasing. Classes can include urban design history and theory, ecological infrastructural, narrative urbanism, and conflicting public and private interests.

Urban design is all about planning, organization, and budgeting; therefore a graduate with these skills can excel in large companies or municipalities. Being able to plan projects and evaluate programs can also help career advancement.

Many factors affect schooling costs when seeking a Doctor of Philosophy in Urban Design. The length of the program, the selected school, and the location of the classes can change course costs. Future students may elect to contact possible schools and request enrollment prices for their chosen program.

Graduates with a PhD in Urban Design are often creative individuals who enjoy planning parks, laying out streets, and designing public infrastructure. That is why careers in this specialized field can come in unexpected areas. Historical groups often employ urban designers to research and understand past people’s choices, while governmental agencies frequently hire urban design graduates to create walking paths and biking trails through national parks that border parishes and villages. Cities, towns, and villages may also offer careers as utility planning directors and disposal designer, and national agencies can offer positions as transportation and coastal protection officials.

Doctor of Philosophy in Urban Design classes can be found worldwide, and online courses can be convenient. To begin your studies, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

4 Results in Urban Design Filter

Ph.D. in Urban Governance and Design

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
PhD
Sep 2021
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3&nbsp;-&nbsp;4 years
English
Campus

By 2050, two out of every three people are likely to be living in cities or other urban centres, and most of the increase is expected to be highly-concentrated in a handful of ...

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Official doctoral program in architecture and urbanism

Universidade da Coruña
PhD
Oct 2021
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Part-time
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3&nbsp;-&nbsp;6 semesters
01 Aug 2021
Spanish
Campus

The official program of Doctorate in "Architecture and Urbanism" is organized by the University of A Coruña. Being a unique degree in the University System of Galicia is inten ...

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PhD in Regional Science and Economic Geography

GSSI - Gran Sasso Science Institute
PhD
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Full-time
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4 years
English
Campus

The Ph.D. Program in “Regional Science and Economic Geography” is unique in the world. It is a multidisciplinary program meant for students from different backgrounds includin ...

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Ph.D. in Urban Design & Planning

University of Washington
PhD
Sep 2021
English
Campus

The Urban Design & Planning Interdisciplinary Ph.D. at the University of Washington is one of 39 Ph.D. programs in urban and regional planning in North America and one of ...

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