Urban studies

Flexible postgraduate courses for professionals

The Urban Studies programme at Oxford University offers part-time master's and doctoral courses for practitioners and researchers engaged in cities and urban issues. 

The flexibile structure of the programme allows for students to study while working and attracts practitioners from a wide range of fields including architects, educators, engineers, lawyers, financiers and investment analysts, landscape architects, project managers, planners, property developers and surveyors.

The programme offers:

  • Dynamic and thriving research, graduate and practitioner community

  • International perspective and reach, drawing on Oxford's interdisciplinary expertise

  • Strong associations with leading organisations, including the The Prince's Foundation and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

  • Opportunities to network and to develop valuable cross-sector connections

  • Access to Oxford’s internship schemes

"We don't just plan cities - we plan lifestyles, we plan for people..."