The Masters of Urban Design program aims to prepare highly qualified well-rounded professionals who are able to deal with design challenges in the urban environment. The program emphasizes the mastery of the design tools necessary for the effective practice of urban design. Students are also exposed to a multi-disciplinary understanding of contemporary urban challenges that trains them to position the design profession amidst other professions of the city. They also learn to integrate design tools with policy strategies and institutional development. The Master of Urban Design adopts the studio-based professional education as a main context of learning. The program welcomes university graduates and practitioners within the design fields only and prepares them to occupy leading professional roles in design and planning firms.