What will I learn?
Urban planners create places and use their advanced observational and analytical skills to put their ideas into practice.
A key component of this master degree relates to the promotion and development of sustainable cities. You will also develop advanced research skills when you complete an individual research project under the guidance of a qualified research supervisor.
The courses studied pivot around real-world issues and provide you with relevant skills that are transferable in the workplace. You will get the opportunity to practice these skills when you complete a work placement during your final year.
Graduates may be involved in:
planning and designing new towns and suburbs
energy efficient housing
new public transport services
the protection of heritage buildings and landscapes
planning of healthy cities
regeneration of run down or abandoned former industrial areas
development of regional and rural communities
What you'll learn
This master degree will equip you with the knowledge, skills and practical expertise needed to embark on a career in the field of urban and regional planning.
You will learn about:
sustainable design and development
social policy and planning
urban transportation planning
You will also develop an advanced knowledge of research methodologies and their applications in the fields of architecture, art and design.
Which department am I in? School of Art, Architecture and Design
Students must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree, to the required standard, from a recognized higher institution in Australian or the international equivalent and/or the equivalent professional work experience. English language requirements: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Academic: Overall 6.5 (with 6.0 in Reading and Writing) obtained within the last two years, or a corresponding result via one of the alternative English language tests recognized by the University.
Applicants should normally hold a degree in any discipline, or should have completed the Graduate Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning.
English Language Requirements:
IELTS score of 6.5 (with 6.0 in Reading and Writing); TOEFL iBT score of 79 with Reading and Writing not less than 18; TOEFL paper-based test (PBT) score of 577 with TWE of 4.5; Cambridge CAE/CPE score of 177; Pearson's test of English (Academic) (PTE) score of 58 with Reading and Writing communicative scores not less than 50; CELUSA score of AE5.
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Trinity College - The University of Melbourne
A$31,500.00 (US$ 24,639) per year
26 February 2018, 25 June 2018
University of South Australia City West Campus, 217-243 Hindley Street, ADELAIDE, South Australia, 5000, ADELAIDE, Australia