As an accredited planner, you will play a vital role in shaping well-structured, and sustainable cities and towns.
About The Course
Become a critical thinker with rigourous skills in the pragmatic and theoretcial art of landscape design and manipulation with a Master of Urban and Regional Planning .
This Urban and Regional Planning course from The University of Western Australia develops your knowledge of concepts and methods, in urban and regional planning and their ability to apply research skills to planning issues.
Urban and regional planners are responsible for ensuring that cities, towns and regions have vibrant economies and communities, provide for a high quality of life, and are environmentally sustainable.
To achieve this, planners need a good understanding of the way in which societies, economies and environments operate and interact. This course develops your knowledge of concepts and methods, in urban and regional planning and their ability to apply research skills to planning issues.
Planners are employed by local governments, state governments (such as the Department of Planning and the Department of State Development) and in private practice with planning consultancies and property developers. And, they work across a diverse range of areas, including: regional development, environmental management, urban design, public administration, public policy, social research, teaching, land development, and social planning and community development.
Graduates of this course are also employable internationally, helping to solve social, economic and environmental problems in other parts of the world.
The Master of Urban and Regional Planning is accredited by the PIA, and graduates can apply for membership of the PIA in the Urban and Regional Planning chapter.
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- Geographic Information Systems Applications
- Planning Theory and Practice
- Planning Law
- Statutory Planning
- Planning and Governance
- Principles of Urban and Regional Economics
- Urban and Regional Analysis
- Regional Planning
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesCivil Engineering & Construction Design Landscape Architecture View 78 other Masters in Design in Australia
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
- the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent.
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International40100 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 80200 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.