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Master of Urban and Regional Planning

MU&RP(Curtin) - MC-URPLAN

Humanities

This course will provide you with a professionally accredited planning qualification. It is designed for people who hold a degree in a discipline other than planning, but who want to enter the planning profession. You will learn the theory of planning approvals and are introduced to planning laws. Your practical skills are developed by participating in real planning projects and engaging with industry.

Professional recognition

This course satisfies the academic requirements for corporate membership with the Planning Institute of Australia.

Credit for previous study

Applications for recognition of prior learning (RPL) are assessed on an individual basis.

Learn about Credit for Recognised Learning (CRL).

Units

Current students: Please refer to the Handbook's full course structure when enrolling.

Credits needed to graduate: 300

Core units Hrs/Wk Credit
Year 1 Semester 1
Introduction to Planning 3.0 25.0
Local Planning 3.0 25.0
Planning Theory 3.0 25.0
Regional Planning 3.0 25.0
Year 1 Semester 2
Development Processes 3.0 25.0
Integrated Plan Making 3.0 25.0
Planning Law 3.0 25.0
Planning Research Methods 3.0 25.0
Year 2 Semester 1
Planning Masters Dissertation 1.0 50.0
Optional units Hrs/Wk Credit
Year 2 Semester 1
International Perspectives of Planning 3.0 25.0
Landscape Planning and Heritage 3.0 25.0
Participatory Planning 3.0 25.0
Planning for Economic Development 3.0 25.0
Planning for Housing 3.0 25.0
Planning for Sustainability 3.0 25.0
Professional Practice in Urban and Regional Planning 2.0 25.0
Project Management Overview 3.0 25.0
Site Planning 3.0 25.0
Special Topics in Urban & Regional Planning 4.0 25.0
Sustainable Cities 2.0 25.0
Transport Planning 3.0 25.0
Urban Design for Sustainability 4.0 25.0
Urban Regeneration 3.0 25.0

See Courses Handbook for full course structure

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Entry requirements:

A bachelor degree in any discipline relevant to urban and regional planning.

Where:

Bentley

When:

February or July

How:

Full-time or part-time

Study:

On-campus or mixed on- and off-campus

Duration:

Expected completion: 1.5 years

Notes:

 Also offered in Study Period 2.

Fees (indicative first year only)

Year Student type Cost
2015 Domestic fee paying Domestic fee paying?
A domestic fee-paying place is a place at university which is not Commonwealth supported, that is, not subsidised by the Australian Government. Domestic fee paying students will be charged tuition fees and may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance for all or part of those tuition fees.
$21,400*

* Based on a first-year full-time study load of 200 credits. 300 credits are needed to graduate from this course. The total cost will depend on your course options (i.e. units selected and time taken to complete).

Use the Fee Calculator for an estimate of individual unit fees. There may also be some additional costs. For more information, see other fees and charges.

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2014 entry requirements:

A bachelor degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline.

Minimum English language entry requirements:

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): Grade C

Pearson Test of English Academic: 58

Where:

Bentley

When:

February or July

How:

Full-time

Study:

On-campus

Duration:

18 months full-time or equivalent part-time

Other notes:

 Also offered in Study Period 2.

Fees for 2014:

Unfortunately fee information is not available for this course at this time. Please check out our Fee Calculator for an estimation of course fees.

2015 entry requirements:

Minimum English language entry requirements:

IELTS Academic (International English Language Testing System)
Writing 6.0
Speaking 6.0
Reading 6.0
Listening 6.0
Overall band score 6.5

Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): Grade C

Pearson Test of English Academic: 58

Where:

Bentley

When:

February or July

How:

Full-time

Study:

On-campus

Duration:

18 months full-time or equivalent part-time

Other notes:

 Also offered in Study Period 2.

Fees for 2015:

International onshore - fee paying
Offer letter (100 credit) published fee $13,300
Indicative year 1 fee $26,600
Total indicative course fee $40,400
Indicative essential incidental course fee $0

*The indicative fees shown above apply to international students studying on-campus in Western Australia. For information about fees at other locations please visit Curtin International's offshore site.

CRICOS: 050344F

This page was last updated on 25 August 2014