Urban Planning and Environment, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English (schedule IELTS)
    Language
University rank #247 (QS) ,
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.

About

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.

Accreditation

Professional recognition and accreditation
The Master of Urban Planning and Environment (MC221) is accredited by the Planning Institute of Australia.On successful completion of the program, graduates are eligible for membership of the Urban and Regional Planning Chapter of the Planning Institute of Australia, with reciprocal membership of key international planning associations by selecting appropriate studies.To be eligible for membership you must successfully complete four core courses and five planning elective courses.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Spatial economic analysis
  • Planning and environmental law
  • Integrated transport planning
  • Public policy development
  • Critical urban issues - resilience
  • Urban design
  • Social planning

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    192 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    580

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    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 B):

    193

    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.

Academic Requirements

You must have:
  • successfully completed an Australian Bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) with a minimum GPA 2.5 (out of 4.0), or
  • Significant work experience or professional practice

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    21120 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21120 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Melbourne

  • 1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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