24 months
Duration
29000 AUD/year
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About

At the Master of Regional Planning by Research offered by the University of the Sunshine Coast, you'll conduct research that advances the way town planners approach complex issues, and provide insights into the evolving needs of diverse communities and regions, in Australia and globally. 

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Overview

At Regional Planning by Research Master offered by the University of the Sunshine Coast , you'll drive change for regions of the future via research. The planning profession demands real-world solutions for the constantly changing environment we live in.

Students at Regional Planning by Research offered by the University of the Sunshine Coast will: 

  • Complete one required research course and an original thesis on a topic of your choice, from coastal management to water allocation and planning, urban planning, design issues, dispute resolution, and more;
  • Develop advanced skills in research design, analysis and written communication;
  • Advance the way town planners approach complex issues, and contribute to future planning practice.

Programme Structure

Course structure:

  • A Higher Degree by Research (HDR) is a supervised research program that requires undertaking original research, resulting in a thesis, or a thesis and exegesis.
  • Project milestones (such as external progress reports to third party funding providers) that they are required to contribute to; 
  • Scholarship conditions as specified in their scholarship conditions document
  • Thesis
  • Original Research 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
85

Delivered

On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
85

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS CODE: 070697D 
  • a Planning Institute of Australia (or other professional planning accreditation body affiliated with the World Planning Schools Association) accredited four-year degree in planningor
  • an honours undergraduate degree in a planning-related area and relevant planning experience to the satisfaction of the Program Coordinator

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29000 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    22000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22000 AUD per year during 24 months.

Funding

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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