Urban Planning (Professional) and Heritage Conservation, Master | University of Auckland | Auckland, New Zealand
30 months
27933 USD/year
5742 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Broaden the scope of your practice by growing your knowledge in urban planning and the preservation and adaptive reuse of heritage buildings with this Master of Urban Planning (Professional) and Heritage Conservation from University of Auckland. 

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The Master of Urban Planning (Professional) and Heritage Conservation from University of Auckland gives you a sound platform for the realities of contemporary practice. In less time that it takes to complete the two degrees separately, you will gain a professionally-recognised urban planning qualification, and increase your knowledge of how old buildings were built and how they can be preserved.


Completion of this programme will prepare you to practice as an urban planner at either local or central government level, as well as in private practice with a heritage focus. You will also have the skills to contribute to heritage conservation in the community and in industry.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Architectural historian
  • Building technologist
  • Conservation consultant
  • Heritage consultant
  • Private practitioner
  • Urban planner

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Urban Planning Contexts
  • Urban Planning Law
  • Urban Planning and the Environment
  • People, Communities and Urban Planning
  • Sustainable Infrastructure Planninge 
  • Māori Planning Issues

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


300 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must hold at least an undergraduate degree from a recognised university (or similar institution) in a related field, such as (but not limited to) environmental science, politics and international relations, economics, geography or architecture. 
  • You will need a GPE of 5.0 in your final year of study.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27933 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27933 USD per year during 30 months.
  • National

    5742 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5742 USD per year during 30 months.
  • Domestic: NZ$9,996
  • International: NZ$48,622

Living costs for Auckland

1400 - 2200 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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