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Program overview
4 years
Part time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
Start dates
September 2022

September 2023

September 2024

Program description

Master of Urbanism

The urban designer's core competence is the ability to design spatial conditions facilitating diverse and dynamic urban programmes and urban conditions with respect for the social, ecological and economic values of the site and society. A specific competence of urban designers is the ability to switch easily between the different scales and to strategically reconcile the conflicting needs that may arise at those different scales. This requires great social and political sensibility as well as welldeveloped communication and collaboration skills.


"With our concurrent education we offer you a combination of studying and working simultaneously within a professional practical environment, ensuring you the opportunity to enroll as a registered architect directly after your graduation."

3 most important selling points:

  • You are already building up working experience for your résumé
  • The academy itself is a laboratory for spatial assignments from real stakeholders
  • 1 evening theoretical lessons and 1 day design studio classes weekly

Admission requirements

Minimum admission requirements for the Master degree programme:

  • Bachelor (B/ BSc) Architecture
  • Bachelor (B) Art Academy (Architectural design/ Interior design)

According to the Code of Conduct regarding International Students, international students seeking admittance to an English-taught Masters programme must be able to prove that their command of the English language is at least equal to a score of 6.0 of the IELTS Test.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the institute website.

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Program content

  • First year: Design Essentials
  • Second and third year: Design Practice
  • 4th year graduation studio: Design Thinking

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the institute website for more information.

Tuition fees

Statutory tuition fee for the academic year 2022/2023 will be:

  • EEA-students: EUR 2.033,-
  • Non-EU/EEA students: EUR 7.330,-

Statutory tuition fees for the next academic year will be published around October.

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Fontys School of Fine & Performing Arts

Fontys School of Fine & Performing Arts is the perfect place for those creative minds who want to turn the world around. Our institute is part of Fontys University of Applied Science and located in Tilburg, the Netherlands. A city...

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Fontys School of Fine & Performing Arts

Zwijsenstraat 11
5038 TZ Tilburg Noord-Brabant

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