MSUD student spotlights

MSc in Sustainable Urban Development

The programme attracts a lively and engaged group of students, who combine postgraduate study with their professional lives, and an active alumni network. Students on the course come from a wide international background and share a variety of work experiences in urban development and the built environment.

The MSc in Sustainable Urban Development (MSUD) is designed for those working in a range of urban contexts worldwide - public, private or third sector organisations - and fosters collaboration, creativity, perspective-sharing and effective networking skills.

Find out more about what our students have to say about the MSc using the links below.

Neha Arora

Encouraged by her manager, and fellow MSc in Sustainable Urban Development alumnus, Neha decided to enrol on the MSc to further both her career and budding personal interests.

Mr Philip Briel

Philip Briel discovered the meaning of sustainability with the Master's in Sustainable Urban Development, informing his practice as an architect

Dylan Carr

The MSc in Sustainable Urban Development gave Dylan the opportunity to deepen his knowledge of cities while continuing to progress his career and incorporate this learning into his work.

Edith Chin

Edith found that completing the MSc in Sustainable Urban Development ignited a desire for further research and truly demonstrated that ‘the more you come to know, the more you want to know’.

Christopher de Gruben

Christopher enrolled on the MSc in Sustainable Urban Development in order to better lead his own business and to make a more substantial contribution to the development of Mongolia.

Kate Fairlie

The MSc in Sustainable Urban Development allowed Kate to further specialise as a land administration professional whilst gaining a broader, interdisciplinary understanding of related fields.

Swati Janu

The MSUD course helped Swati, a designer from Delhi, to 'imbibe new facets of urbanism'

Karim Khwanda

Karim enrolled on the MSc in Sustainable Urban Development in order to learn how to help reconstruct and develop cities in Syria

Victoria Lee

Victoria pursued the MSc in Sustainable Urban Development to help answer strategic design questions related to her work in Muscat, Oman.

Megan O'Hara

The opportunity to continue professional work while exploring the critical urban issues of today attracted Megan to the MSc

Onur Ozlu

Onur has been using knowledge gained on the MSc in Sustainable Urban Development course since graduation

Gavin Schaefer

Before enrolling in the MSc in Sustainable Urban Development, Gavin was in Vancouver working on large-scale global projects as an architect.

Anne Marie Sowder

Anne Marie Sowder found the missing piece needed to change the course of her career with the MSc in Sustainable Urban Development

Melissa Tier

Since enrolling on the MSc in Sustainable Urban Development Melissa has been accepted on to a PhD programme at Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School.