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Field of Study

Economics and Strategy

Master of Urban Development and Design

Economics plays an essential role in the development of urban environments. 

In this field of study, you’ll develop the knowledge and skills to succeed in the multidisciplinary teams that manage and build large-scale city development projects.

Courses explore micro and macro-economics and property development.

Highlights

Top 5 in Australia for architecture

ERA Outcomes 2018

Mid-career salary

Urban Designer

$69K–$104K

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Late-career salary

Urban Designer

$71K-$158K

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How you'll learn

In 2023, we'll be teaching on campus, with online options (for most programs and plans) for students who can't attend in person. See the list of programs and plans you can't commence online.

Course delivery modes may change in future semesters.

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Online study
  • Peer-assisted study sessions
  • Studios
  • Workshops

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Principles of Strategic Management
  • Economic Development
  • Economics for Commerce
  • Globalisation and Economic Development

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