Characteristics and Recruitment

 

Basic Information

Denomination of the programme

Master of Science in Transforming City Regions (TCR)

Awarded degree

M.Sc. RWTH

Start of Studies

Winter and summer semester

Standard Period of Studies

4 semesters

ECTS Credit Points

120

Language

English

Admission Requirements

1st university degree, required qualifications according to the examination regulations (PO).

Proficiency in English according to PO

RWTH’s Comprehensive Examination Regulation

Portfolio with up to 25 pages in a A3 landscape format

Portfolio form

Online Application

Through RWTHonline

Admission to First Semester

open
No NC

Admission to Higher Semesters

open
No NC

Dates an Deadlines

Overview

Responsible Faculty

Faculty of Architecture

Contact

 
 

Leaflet

Get key information around the programme

Curriculum Framework

Check out the programme framework

Module Guide

Check out the programme module guide

Degree Content

The European Masters programme TRANSFORMING CITY REGIONS is structured in 4 semesters, with the last semester being dedicated to the Master thesis. During the first 3 semesters, half of the ECTS CP are available through integrated projects dealing with the complex urban problem which ranges from a smaller to a greater scale, and the remaining ECTS CP are available through core courses, optional courses, research modules, field trips/impromptu courses and transit courses.

The curriculum of the TCR programme is structured in the following way:

  • 8 modules of the core courses,
  • 3 modules of the integrated projects,
  • 1 research module,
  • 1 module of elective courses which consists of compulsory field trip and two elective impromptu courses,
  • 1 module of the optional courses,
  • 1 transit module,
  • 1 module of the Master thesis.

Core courses can be structured in a condensed manner or with a duration of one or two semesters.

Examination Regulations

Regulations that apply for all Bachelor and Master courses of study as well as detailed information about the necessary documentation of required language skills can be found in RWTH’s Comprehensive Examination Regulation. Examination regulations are only published in German as they are legally binding.

Subject Specific Exam Regulations regulate academic goals, the course of study layout, and exam procedures. The appendix to the regulations contains the description of the modules, from which the course of study is composed. Examination regulations are only published in German as they are legally binding.

Faculty

The Master course of study in Transforming City Regions is offered by the Chair and Institute for Urban Design, which is part of RWTH’s Faculty of Architecture.