Degree Requirements, Urban Design

Graduate handbook information is updated and maintained by each program. Graduate handbooks are available within each program's office and online at https://utexas.box.com/v/UTAustinGraduateHandbooks. Please contact the program with concerns or questions.

Master of Science in Urban Design

The Master of Science in Urban Design (MSUD) degree program requires completion of at least 36 semester hours of work. Students must either complete the core 3-semester studio sequence or obtain approval of the program's Graduate Studies Committee to undertake an honors project in lieu of the third required studio course. Students enrolled in the dual-degree program with Community and Regional Planning must complete the Urban Design Planning Studio in lieu of the third required studio course. Additional hours, in the form of a summer preparatory studio, may be required for students without a prior degree in either architecture or landscape architecture. An individual plan of study is defined for each student by the program director.

Dual Degree Programs

The following dual degree programs are offered within the School of Architecture. More information is available from the graduate advisor in each program.

Major(s) Degree(s)
Community and regional planningMaster of Science in Community and Regional Planning