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Graduate Certificate in Urban Management and Planning

Approved Abbreviation: GradCertUrbMgt&Plan


Western Sydney University Course Code: 1676.2

AQF Level: 8

CRICOS Code: 067915C


Course Status: CURRENT
This version of the course is available to new and continuing students.


Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year in this course is 2011 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.

The Graduate Certificate in 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 or two years part-time. Please note this course is not available for admission to International students but may be taken as an early exit award for International students enrolled in the Master of Urban Management and Planning programme.

Course Advice

NameEmail
Dr Ryan van den Nouwelantryan.v@westernsydney.edu.au
Prospective students should use the links at the top of the page for general enquiries about this course.

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie StreetFull TimeInternal See above
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie StreetPart TimeInternal See above

Admission

This course is not available for admission to International students.

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 two 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 New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). Use the links below to apply via UAC or Western Sydney University.  Applications made directly to Western Sydney do not have an application fee.

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/

https://westernsydney.uac.edu.au/ws/

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 40 credit points including the units listed in the recommended sequence below.

Recommended Sequence

Start-year entry (two units per session)

Year 1

Autumn session

101633Managing Cities: History and Theory
101634Planning and Environmental Regulation

Spring session

Choose two of

101636Developing Sustainable Places
101315Financing Cities in the Global Economy
101314Urban Management Practice: Governance and Power in the City

Mid-year entry (two units per session)

Year 1

Spring session

Choose two of

101636Developing Sustainable Places
101315Financing Cities in the Global Economy
101314Urban Management Practice: Governance and Power in the City

Autumn session

101633Managing Cities: History and Theory
101634Planning and Environmental Regulation

Start-year entry (one unit per session)

Year 1

Autumn session

Choose one of

101633Managing Cities: History and Theory
101634Planning and Environmental Regulation

Spring session

Choose one of

101636Developing Sustainable Places
101315Financing Cities in the Global Economy
101314Urban Management Practice: Governance and Power in the City

Year 2

Autumn session

Choose one of the following, whichever has not been completed in Year 1

101633Managing Cities: History and Theory
101634Planning and Environmental Regulation

Spring session

Choose one of the following, whichever has not been completed in Year 1

101636Developing Sustainable Places
101315Financing Cities in the Global Economy
101314Urban Management Practice: Governance and Power in the City


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