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Urban and Regional Planning

The University of Western Australia

Master On Campus
24 months
Duration
40100 AUD/year
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About

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. 

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.

Career Pathways

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.

Accreditation

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.

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

Credits

96 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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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).
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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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 074960F

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40100 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 80200 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.

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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