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Urban and Regional Planning

University of New England

18 months
28216 AUD/year
25336 AUD/year
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University of New England's Master of Urban and Regional Planning offers a multi-disciplinary, comprehensive course that integrates the knowledge and skills required by planning experts to achieve the best outcomes.


In the Master of Urban and Regional Planning from University of New England you will research and learn new technologies, analyse problems, and generate creative solutions. Your learned, transferable skills in critical analysis, planning, and management will set you up for success in your profession — this course will help future proof your career.

Why study the Master of Urban and Regional Planning with UNE?

Through our fully-accredited course, gain the knowledge and skills to excel as a professional planner, with competence and confidence that your knowledge is up to date with the skills to communicate to wide audience groups, strategize, and solve problems.

You’ll gain specialist knowledge across a range of important study areas including geography, sociology, law, public policy and economics so you can competently deliver the best professional planning outcomes for small- and large-scale developments across urban and regional contexts.

Together, we will explore a range of complex planning problems and learn knowledge and skills across a range of integrated study areas that contribute to finding sustainable planning solutions for communities, business and governments. Your assessment tasks will include project-based, real-life contexts. You’ll be steps ahead to apply your structural and statutory knowledge to built and natural environments within the legislative framework controlling land use.

Career outcomes

As an urban and regional planning expert, you could gain work as a consultant or as an employee in the public or private sector with high-level policy advice and research roles.

Planning jobs could include the design of new suburbs or housing estates, coastal and environmental development projects, creating energy-efficient housing and new transport services for sustainable communities.


Our Master of Urban and Regional Planning is fully accredited with the Planning Institute of Australia.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Economic Change and Urban Development
  • Architecture and Urban Design
  • Principles of Development Control
  • Population, Health and Environment
  • Planning Theory and Practice
  • Applied Research Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


72 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code 069344F

A candidate shall: 

  • hold an AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree in a discipline related to the built environment including architecture, planning, environment or geography; or
  • hold an AQF Level 8 Graduate Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning (including at least one 500-level unit) from the University of New England or equivalent AQF Level 8 qualification (including at least one 500-level unit) and attained at least a Credit average in 48 credit points.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28216 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28216 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    25336 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25336 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • Commonwealth Supported Place (quotas apply): $10,380

Living costs for Armidale

1500 - 2100 AUD /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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