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Master of Urban and Regional Planning
Master of Urban and Regional Planning

Master of Urban and Regional Planning

  • ID:UWA610029
  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

(1) To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have

(a) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;


(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent; or

(2) completion of the Graduate Certificate in Urban and Regional Planning; or

(3) Significant work experience including at least 5 years with a material level of responsibility.

English Requirements

  • Internet-based Test (iBT): An overall score of 82 with a minimum score of: 22 in the Writing section; 18 in the Reading section; 20 in the Speaking section; and 20 in the Listening 

  • IELTS (Academic) including IELTS for UKVI (Academic): Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 (must include Academic Reading and Writing modules)

  • PTE (Academic): Postgraduate Research Studies applicants: An overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the reading and writing sections, and no less than 54 in the other sections.

Course Information

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 students’ knowledge of concepts and methods, in urban and regional planning and their ability to apply research skills to planning issues


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Course structure details


Take all units from this group (36 points):

  • GEOG4003 Fundamentals of Planning (6)

  • PLNG4401 Planning Theory and Practice (12)

  • PLNG4402 Planning Law (6)

  • PLNG4404 Statutory Planning (6)

  • PLNG5403 Planning and Governance (6)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

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.

  • Policy analyst

  • Policy planning manager

  • Urban and regional planner

  • Landscape Architect

  • Visual Art Professional

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) per year

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