Master of Architecture in Urban Design

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UNIVERSITY OF MUMBAI
Syllabus for the Master of Architecture
Programme: M.Arch. Course: Urban Design
(As per Credit Based Semester and Grading System with effect from the academic year 2012–2013)
Master's Degree in Urban Design - Introduction
Semester I   Semester II   Semester III   Semester IV
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Master's Degree in Urban Design - Preamble
It is proposed to offer a regular M. Arch. postgraduate course in Urban Design of two-year duration open to students with B.Arch. qualifications or equivalent recognized qualifications. This course is designed to enhance the skills of town planners, architects, surveyors, historians, geographers and others interested or involved in the urban design projects. The course will commence from the academic year 2001.

Main themes of this course are as follows:
Urban regeneration and community development
Quality in the built environment
Landscape planning and conservation
Heritage and conservation


Objectives of Urban Design course are as follows:
1) To attain a fundamental understanding of large-scale design in a hand-on manner.
2) To define and analyze current urban design issues.
3) To develop vital and sustainable urban design concepts, programs, policies and plans.
4) To develop successful strategies for the implementation of urban design initiatives.
5) To judge the performance of urban design projects, policies and processes.
6) To work successfully with communities and public and private planning institutions.
7) To develop research skills and enhance knowledge in the field in innovative ways.


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