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Master of Urban Management and Planning

Approved Abbreviation: MUrbMgt&Plan


Western Sydney University Course Code: 1873.1

AQF Level: 9

CRICOS Code: 067913E


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 for this course is 2018 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.

Commencement Year 2014 to 2017 -1674.2 Master of Urban Management and Planning

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 and the theoretical and legal frameworks for planning. Students will develop skills in a range of relevant areas including governance, urban finance and sustainable strategies. The course also includes sizeable research and industry placement components.

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

Course Advice

NameEmail
Dr Ryan van den NouwelantSocialSciences@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 TimeInternalRyan Van Den Nouwelant
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie StreetPart TimeInternalRyan Van Den Nouwelant

Accreditation
The Master of Urban Management and Planning, when completed in conjunction with the Bachelor of Social Science (Pathway to Master of Urban Management and Planning), or Bachelor of Planning (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. The course learning outcomes of the varied undergraduate degrees (that students may enter from) are equivalent to those in the Bachelor of Planning.

Undergraduate entrant degrees are not accredited by the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA); only the full pathway including the Master of Urban Management and Planning is accredited.

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/

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.

International Office

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.

Work Integrated Learning

Western Sydney University seeks to enhance student learning experiences by enabling students to engage in the culture, expectations and practices of their profession or discipline. This course includes a placement or other community-based unpaid practical experience.

There is a mandatory work component required for completion of this course. Please contact the Course Advisor listed above for information.

International students should also refer to the 'Work Integrated Learning (WIL) for international students' website for more information and a link to the Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students (CRICOS).

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) for international students

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

101633Managing Cities: History and Theory
101634Planning and Environmental Regulation
102604Urban Planning Placement Project
102069Heritage and Planning

Spring session

101636Developing Sustainable Places
101315Financing Cities in the Global Economy
101314Urban Management Practice: Governance and Power in the City
101637Urban Research Report

Full-time: Mid-year Entry

Year 1

Spring session

101636Developing Sustainable Places
101315Financing Cities in the Global Economy
101314Urban Management Practice: Governance and Power in the City
102604Urban Planning Placement Project

Autumn session

101633Managing Cities: History and Theory
101634Planning and Environmental Regulation
102069Heritage and Planning
101637Urban Research Report

Part-time

Year 1

Autumn session

101633Managing Cities: History and Theory
102604Urban Planning Placement Project

Spring session

101636Developing Sustainable Places
101314Urban Management Practice: Governance and Power in the City

Year 2

Autumn session

101634Planning and Environmental Regulation
102069Heritage and Planning

Spring session

101315Financing Cities in the Global Economy
101637Urban Research Report


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