M. Arch Urban Design & Development - Overview

MSAP  believes in training architects and designers in theoretical as well as practical problem solving skills in issues associated with designs at the urban scale.  MSAP aims at comprehensive urban design education through research, consultancy and academics. The first batch began in 2014. MSAP offers new openings for its students to follow their creative pursuits while building their professional careers under the guidance of highly experienced faculty.



  • Well equipped design studios
  • Seminar Hall -Used for guest lectures, special lectures etc.
  • Reference Library - 850 students thesis books, 325 – students thesis CD’s
  • Digital Facilities 
    • Well established CAD Lab with softwares
    • New UD & UP softwares to be procured
    • GIS & Remote Sensing shared with Civil Dept
  • Climatology Lab - Well equipped lab to study climatic effects on the buildings.
  • Exhibition Hall- To exhibit and preserve the good works of the students.
M. Arch Urban Design & Development - Teaching Methodology
  • Invite specialist guest faculty, industry professionals/ development authorities for talks and interactions with students
  • Link study tours with a visit to local university/ academics to share knowledge.
M. Arch Urban Design & Development - Career Opportunities
  • Demand for urban designers in public and private sectors (including MNCs) – as prequalification for big scale urban development projects
  • Opportunities include enhanced career prospects for urban design and related professions and potential for further research to a PhD programme.

M. Arch Urban Design & Development - Vision

Excellence in design education, enable sustainable endeavors for societal well-being.


M. Arch Urban Design & Development - Mission


Develop core competencies of design and professionalism to address societal and environmental concerns.


Enable experiential learning and community engagement to create inclusive and sustainable design.


Provide international platform for interdisciplinary learning and collaborative research




M. Arch Urban Design & Development - Course Duration

2 years (4 semesters)

Key Dates & Deadlines


May 31 24

May ' 24

Last date to Apply


Tentative Course Commencement Date


Libraries give students access to study resources, digital and print

Student Housing
Student hostels are their homes away from homes

Innovation Centre
State-of-the-art Innovation Centre facilitates multi-disciplinary research

Sports & Fitness
Marena has world-class facilities with courts for badminton, tennis, soccer & squash, as well as a well-equipped gymnasium