Observation, analysis and experimentation are an essential part of learning. The course proposes intense theoretical/practical immersion in the urban context of the city of Barcelona, which is why both its theoretical classes and projects are backed by outings led by the teachers of the Master’s degree.
To train new professional profiles with the skills to act in urban contexts from a collaborative design perspective.
To provide students with a global, interdisciplinary and integrating vision of the experiences taking place within the urban environment in order to propose relevant, consensual and sustainable design solution actions.
To provide students with specific tools and knowledge to complete projects related to the urban environment.
To train students to acquire the language and role of a designer/facilitator profile in order to co-create urban environment solutions.
Professionals and recent graduates who are interested in continuing their studies in order to acquire skills in strategic urban design and become involved in urban design projects from a multidisciplinary and cross-disciplinary perspective.
Product, visual communication and interior designers, architects and management/marketing professionals, among others.
Professionals interested in exploring the intersection of design, social innovation and public policies.
The students will be able to work in public/private entities in some of the following areas/functions:
Lead urban regeneration processes.
Urban design consultancy.
Urban design process management
Conduct studies related to the urban environment.
Prepare guidance and statements.
Site and area design and/or mobility design.
Facilitate collaborative processes for design in the urban environment.
Visualise and communicate data in urban design processes.
The educational planning for all IED Master courses is aligned with the criteria established by the European Higher Education Area (EHEA). The IED Master program adopts a credit structure that follows the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). IED Master only awards its own private degrees.