This program is only open to students who validate their undergraduate studies at L’École de design.
A postgraduate program in two years specialized in Urban Design, a single master’s degree in design
The MDes program Urban Design focuses on the rapidly changing cities : new means of travel, new products and new forms of energy are emerging; the automobile is being called into question; multimodal transport is developing; and we are now envisioning car-free cities. Urban mobility will never be the same again. New services emerge, new needs arise, the city is redesigned, living spaces are transformed, and habits change. This MDes offers two research groups: Mobility & Services and Public Spaces.
Carrying goods and people
Mobility assistance and alternative travel means
Infrastructure improvments and circulation areas
The master’s course programs are completed over two years, divided into 4 semesters.
Students will spend their first semester abroad, either as an exchange students or on an internship.
Complex design projects management related to the chosen program and end of study project preparation.
Continuation and finalization of the end of study project.
Four to six month internship within a company in France or abroad, as a junior designer.
Head of program
Florent Orsoni, Director of the Sustainable Cities Design Lab
Master’s degree in design
As all our master programs, this one leads you to the Master’s degree in design, certified by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research and registered in the Registre National des Certifications Professionnelles (the French directory for vocational qualifications or RNCP) as a Level I Master’s degree.
To know more about this diplome, check out the Our degrees page.
Students enrolled in this program also have the possibility to prepare a double degree, for more information, check out the Double degrees page.