You will learn a range of essential planning competencies from the legal or statutory side of planning to the bigger picture or strategic side. These two sides of planning, legal and big picture, combine in a powerful way to enable planners to vision and action more sustainable futures.
There are multiple opportunities for authentic learning and contact with the wider planning community - in class, on professional placement, and in your individual research tasks.
Supported by your teachers and the Planning Institute of Australia’s Young Planners, your course will bridge from a learning environment into workplaces. This helps grow your professional network and actively shape your career path.
As a professional planner, you will be in demand by local and state governments, planning consultancies and community organisations in Australia and around the world. Planners are professionals who work closely with engineers, architects and environmental consultants, providing multi-disciplinary expertise to ensure projects are appropriately investigated and strategically developed.
This Planning program from University of Tasmania is professionally accredited by the Planning Institute of Australia and offers outstanding career opportunities.
Graduates work as professional planners, managers and policy makers in areas such as:
- strategic and statutory planning
- environmental and social planning
- state government planning and policy agencies
- infrastructure providers
- environmental and natural resource agencies
- Commonwealth environmental and infrastructure agencies
- international and local consulting firms
- local government
- conservation, environmental and community sectors
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- Critical Planning: Theory, Process and Applications
- Statutory Land Use Planning
- Urban Planning and Desig
- Planning and Managing for Sustainable Systems
- Reserve System Planning
- Climate Change: Economics, Politics and Planning
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- 24 months
- 60 months
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It is recommended that international students should apply at least 3 months prior and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to the start date.
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
CRICOS Code: 089608K
Admission to most postgraduate coursework courses at the University of Tasmania require qualifications equivalent to an Australian bachelor degree. Applicants must achieve the required grade in their qualifying studies, meet any prerequisite subjects, and meet English language requirements to be eligible for an offer.
Candidates for the Master of Planning shall be qualified for entry if they have qualified for:
- admission to a bachelor degree in any discipline at the University of Tasmania or
- hold other tertiary qualification(s) deemed by the College to be equivalent for this purpose.
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International34544 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 69088 AUD for the full programme during 24 months.
Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee but this fee is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in.
Living costs for Hobart
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.