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- Study a Masters of Urban Regional Planning and develop knowledge and skills that will allow you to operate professionally within the urban development context.
- Graduates work in consultancy, regional planning, policy preparation, environment, housing, transport, recreation, corporate planning and community engagement.
- Complete in 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time.
|QUT course code||UD50|
|Attendance||Part-time or Full-time|
|Course duration||1 year full-time
2 years part-time
|Start month||2013 February|
This course enhances the knowledge, skills and social understanding required to operate professionally within the urban development context. The course sets practice within the broader socioeconomic and political contexts that influence the development of policy and infrastructure in the built environment.
Graduates will be in demand across all levels of government, planning and development professions, and in the voluntary sector, both in Australia and overseas. Opportunities include development planning and assessment, consultancy within the urban design field, regional planning, plan and policy preparation for land use, environment, housing, transport, recreation, education, community engagement and corporate planning.
Students who complete the Graduate Certificate in Built Environment and Engineering (with appropriate unit selection as approved by the course coordinator) and the Master of Urban Development (Urban and Regional Planning) will be eligible for graduate membership of the Planning Institute of Australia.
A four-year full-time bachelor degree in a relevant urban development discipline area and a grade point average of 5.0 or more (on a 7-point scale) in that study, or an equivalent qualification determined by the Faculty. English language requirements for the course are an English Language Proficiency level in accordance with QUT requirements (IELTS score of 6.0 with no sub-band below 6.0) if English is not your first language. Applicants from a non-relevant background may gain entry through successful completion of BN85, the Graduate Certificate in Built Environment and Engineering.
If requested, supply documentation of professional work experience as detailed in Completing the PG Form.
Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. All fees are based on current fixed fee prices. We review fees annually.
2013: $9,100 (indicative) per Semester (subject to annual review)
Student Services and Amenities Fee
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Scholarships and financial support
You can apply for scholarships to help you with study and living costs.
You may also be eligible for Centrelink payments
How to apply for Master of Urban Development (Urban and Regional Planning)
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- Found all the courses you want to apply for. You can apply for up to 3.
- Checked important dates.
- Checked you meet the entry requirements
- Checked course costs and if you're eligible for financial support
- Checked if you're eligible for credit for prior learning
- Collected supporting documents (see application form)
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