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Combining studies in urban planning and built environment with the social, economic and political environment, this program equips you to shape efficient, practical, healthy and sustainable cities.

At this  Urban Planning and Environment program at RMIT University you will develop skills in critical analysis and draw from diverse sources to engage in professionally relevant projects, conduct research and promote effective policy outcomes.

Students who complete accredited planning courses will be eligible for membership of the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA).

This program is offered online and face-to face. The program is primarily taught through evening classes during the week, with some courses delivered through intensive full-day workshops. All core courses and some electives are offered online.

Career:

Graduates work as professional urban planners, managers and policy makers in areas such as:

  • strategic and statutory planning
  • environmental and social planning
  • state government planning and policy agencies
  • infrastructure providers
  • environmental and natural resource agencies
  • Commonwealth environmental and infrastructure agencies
  • international and local consulting firms
  • local government
  • conservation, environmental and community sectors
  • business and industry

Programme Structure

Course include:
  • History of Planning
  • Sustainability, Governance and Social Change
  • Strategic Planning issues
  • Urban Economics and Spatial Development
  • Spatial Thinking and Urban Design
  • Spatial Thinking and Urban Design
  • Sustainable water management
  • Environmental Policy and Governance

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details: Application timeframe: 3-4 months prior to class starting
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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    580

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    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade B2):

    176

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

    Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.

  • Minimum required score:

    58

    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. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

CRICOS provider number: 079932C

You must have successfully completed an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) in any discipline with a minimum of 65% average or grade point average of 2.5 (out of 4.0).

You may also be considered if you have significant work experience or professional practice.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30720 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30720 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    22080 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22080 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
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