MIT is a large institution with a rich array of resources and activities that are available to DUSP students.


Academic Year 2014-2015 Key Registration Dates




The following sections describe the application process in detail.


Master in City Planning


Bachelor of Science in Architecture

History, Theory and Criticism of Architecture and Art Stream


Within the HTC discipline, there are two areas of study for SMArchS students:

  • History Theory and Criticism of Architecture and Art
  • Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture


PhD in History + Theory of Architecture and Art

HTC currently offers two tracks of study within the PhD program: History and Theory of Architecture and History and Theory of Art. Degree requirements and admissions procedures for both tracks are the same.


Information technologies can help planners improve the efficiency of metropolitan governments and markets, explore the nature of spatial interactions, and understand the composition and workings of communities. IT itself also serves as a significant stimulus for change, since it can affect the spatial relationships that shape our urban fabric. This raises a complex and interesting set of issues:


Urban Information Systems (UIS) is a 'cross-cutting' group in MIT's Department of Urban Studies and Planning that connects faculty, staff, and students with shared interests in how information and communication technologies are impacting urban planning. Some of us are studying the complex relationships underlying urban spatial structure and landuse, transportation, and environmental interactions.


Bachelor of Science in Architecture

Computation Stream