The Master of Urban Planning and Design-MUPD degree offers professional education in the the fields of urban planning and design. Graduates may ultimately apply their professional skills in various government agencies, private enterprises, or non-profit organizations within a variety of subject areas. The program is designed with a perspective that graduate education emphasizes the development of students’ abilities to analyze, assess, assimilate, and apply critical thinking in interdisciplinary planning and design processes. The course of study normally requires two years (four semesters) for completion, in addition to a summer session. The MUPD addresses the challenges of and opportunities for planning and designing cities. With cross-cutting concern for place, culture, environment, economics, history, and theory, the program capitalizes on the global experience of the city of Doha and aims to prepare graduates to be leaders in shaping urban environments across the region.

Recent Submissions

Title Author Publication Date Department Type
INVESTIGATING ADAPTABILITY OF STADIUM PRECINCTS POST QATAR 2022 WORLD CUP: TOWARD AN ADAPTIVE STRATEGY THROUGH PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP (PPP)  Aljehani, Amna Ali2016Urban Planning & DesignMaster Thesis
EXAMINING THE VIBRANCY OF URBAN COMMERCIAL STREETS IN DOHA  Harb, Dalal Farhat2016Urban Planning and DesignMaster Thesis
TOWARDS AN UNDERSTANDING OF SPATIALITY OF INDETERMINATE SPACES: DOHA MIGRANT LABOURERS AS SPATIAL ACTOR  Khalfani, Fatma Abdullah2015Urban Planning and DesignMaster Thesis
Gated Communities and Neighborhood Livability in Doha  Al Shawish, Ayla2016Urban Planning and DesignMaster Thesis
NET ZERO ENERGY DISTRICT NZED: A STRATEGY TOWARDS ACHIEVING SUSTAINABLE URBAN DEVELOPMENT IN QATAR  Abu Jalala, Somaya Adnan2016Urban PlanningMaster Thesis
INVESTIGATING SPATIAL QUALITY IN URBAN SETTINGS: THE ASSESSMENT OF WALKABILITY IN THE STREETS OF DOHA, QATAR  Alasadi, Rama2016Urban PlanningMaster Thesis