Course

Master of Urban Management and Planning

Approved Abbreviation: MUrbMgt&Plan


Western Sydney University Course Code: 1674.1

CRICOS Code: 067913E


Course Status: INACTIVE
This version of the course is no longer offered. Please use the course search to find courses currently available.


Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year for this course is 2010 or later.

Units may be revised or replaced to ensure students are provided with up to date curriculum throughout their studies, and this may result in a new course version. Refer to the Check My Course Progress page in MySR for the most up to date information for your course.

From 2014 this course will be offered at the new Parramatta City campus located at 100 George Street, Parramatta.

The Master of Urban Management and Planning gives students the professional and scholarly education to take a leadership role in urban management, strategic planning and policy development. The coursework includes preparation in professional practice, history, the theoretical and legal frameworks for planning. Students will develop skills in a range of relevant areas including governance, urban finance and sustainable strategies.

Study Mode
One year full-time or two years part-time.

Course Advice

NameEmail
Dr Laura Schatzssap@westernsydney.edu.au

Accreditation
This course, when completed in conjunction with the Bachelor of Social Science (Pathway to Master of Urban Management and Planning), is accredited by the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA).

Admission

Applicants must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree in planning, geography, social science, environmental studies, architecture and landscape studies, urban and regional studies or public policy

or

Have a minimum of five years full-time equivalent work experience in planning, geography, social science, environmental studies, architecture and landscape studies, urban and regional studies or public policy.

Applicants seeking admission on the basis of work experience MUST support their application with a Statement of Service for all work experience listed on the application.

Statement of Service

Applications from Australian and NZ citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

http://www.uac.edu.au

International applicants must apply directly to Western Sydney University via the International Office.

International students applying to The University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on their website.

http://www.uws.edu.au/international

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 80 credit points including the units listed in the recommended sequence below.

Recommended Sequence

Full-time

Year 1

Autumn session

101633.2Managing Cities: History and Theory
101314.3Urban Management Practice: Governance and Power in the City
101635.2Urban Planning Placement Project

And one elective (with the approval of the Director of Academic Program/Course Advisor)

Spring session

101636.2Developing Sustainable Places
101315.3Financing Cities in the Global Economy
101634.2Planning and Environmental Regulation
101637.2Urban Research Report

Part-time

Year 1

Autumn session

101633.2Managing Cities: History and Theory
101635.2Urban Planning Placement Project

Spring session

101636.2Developing Sustainable Places
101634.2Planning and Environmental Regulation

Year 2

Autumn session

101314.3Urban Management Practice: Governance and Power in the City

And one elective (with the approval of the Director of Academic Program/Course Advisor)

Spring session

101315.3Financing Cities in the Global Economy
101637.2Urban Research Report


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