Urban Design and Planning

Urban Design and Planning involves looking at how we build and live in cities. Strong emphasis is placed on sustainability and the importance of social, environmental and economic factors being considered in tandem.

The major borrows from architecture designs subjects (studios) and more sociology-based subjects. Compulsory subjects are listed in the handbook. As with all Environments majors, subject choice is quite prescriptive. Course costs are high, with costs upwards for hundreds of dollars for studies including materials, tools and printing. Additionally, Adobe Design Suite or CAD may be useful investments if you want to be able to do work at home for some subjects.