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 Livability in Mixed-Use Neighborhoods. Case Study of Najma in Doha, Qatar  AL-Malki, ALMaha Ahmad E R2017Urban Planning and DesignMaster Thesis
Towards Integrated Socio-Cultural Space in “Fareej Old Al-Hitmi” Neighborhood in Doha  Nafi, Sara Ibrahim2017Urban Planning and DesignMaster Thesis
Assessing Doha's Street Network from the Perspective of 'Complete Streets' Concept  Aboukalloub, Basma Eissa2017Urban Planning and DesignMaster Thesis
Urban and landscape design strategies for flood resilience in Chennai city  Muneerudeen, AlifaUrban Planning and DesignMaster Thesis
Sustainable and Livable Open Spaces in the City of Doha: an Investigation into the Legacies of Mega Sport Events  Azzali, Simona2017Engineering-Urban PlanningDissertation
Impact Assessment of Land Use Planning on Travel Behavior in Doha, Qatar  Zaina, Samar2017Urban Planning & DesignMaster Thesis
The Assessment of Microclimatic Conditions, Users' Psychological Adaptation and Physical Aspects of the Space: Enhancing Spatial Quality of Outdoor Public Spaces (OPS)  Zaina, Sara2017Urban Planning & DesignMaster Thesis
ASSESSMENT OF NEIGHBORHOOD VITALITY IN DOHA  Awwaad, Reem Youssef Amin2017Urban Planning & DesignMaster Thesis
GENDER AND PUBLIC SPACES: INVESTIGATING ACCESS AND PRACTICE OF FEMALES IN PUBLIC PARKS IN DOHA  Eribi, Nussyba Abdelgadir2017Urban Planning & DesignMaster Thesis
MOTORIZED TRANSPORTATION AND THE UHI EFFECT IN DOHA: THE IMPACT OF TRAFFIC ON THE HEAT ISLAND EFFECT  AL-Mohannadi, Mooza Saqr2017Urban Planning & DesignMaster Thesis
TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE URBAN CONSERVATION STRATEGY: THE CASE OF HISTORIC DISTRICTS IN DOHA, QATAR  Mutlu, Esra2017Urban Planning & DesignMaster Thesis
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

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