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Enhance your skills and knowledge of urban and regional planning with this Master of Urban and Regional Planning from The University of Western Australia.

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Overview

As an accredited planner, you will play a vital role in shaping well-structured, and sustainable cities and towns. 

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.

Career

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

96 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
82 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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
CRICOS: 074960F

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39300 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 78600 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

Domestic average annual fee: $8934

Funding

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.

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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