Pathway to Master of Urban Management and Planning

Western Sydney University Students applying for Master of Urban Management and Planning

If you will be completing your Bachelor of Planning pathway course you may be interested in studying the Master of Urban Management and Planning. Eligible students may be offered entry into the Master of Urban Management and Planning without the need to apply.

Who is eligible to apply?

To be eligible you need to be completing your final 40 credit points or less in 1732 Bachelor of Planning (Pathway to Master of Urban Management and Planning).

If you intend to apply for Advanced Standing (including Cross-Institutional study) you will need to lodge an eForm to complete your undergraduate degree and be eligible to graduate.

If you are a current Western Sydney University student enrolled in a course other than 1732 Bachelor of Planning (Pathway to Master of Urban Management and Planning) and studying your final undergraduate units, you should apply through the Western portal.

If you are not currently studying at Western Sydney University, you will need to apply through Western portal. All current International students must lodge an application through Western Sydney University International.

How do I apply?

If you are enrolled in the Bachelor of planning course and are completing your final 40 credit points or less in your undergraduate degree, you will be invited via email to transition to the Master of Urban Management and Planning directly through Western Sydney University without the need to apply to Western.

What kind of offer will I receive?

Your offer to the Master of Urban Management and Planning will be provisional on you completing your current undergraduate degree and meeting the conditions to be awarded a bachelor degree.

Will I be able to enrol with a provisional offer?

Yes, your provisional offer will allow you to enrol in the Master of Urban Management and Planning as soon as you receive it, but if you do not satisfy the conditions before the census date of your first session in the Master program,  your enrolment will be discontinued.

How do I prove that I have met the condition in the offer?

As your provisional offer requires you to successfully complete your current undergraduate degree you need to submit an online application to graduate via MySR and be assessed as eligible to graduate from your degree. If you are assessed as eligible to graduate, Admissions will update your student record to confirm that you have satisfied your provisional offer and your enrolment in the Master of Urban Management and Planning will continue uninterrupted.

Check the Register to graduate page for information on opening times for applications to graduate in the next graduation round.

If you have not applied to graduate please advise Admissions by emailing admissions@westernsydney.edu.au.

If you intend to apply for Advanced Standing (including Cross-Institutional study) you should lodge an eForm to complete you undergraduate degree and be eligible to graduate.

What if my application to graduate is not approved?

If your application to graduate is unsuccessful, your enrolment in the Master of Urban Management and Planning will be discontinued. In this situation, you will be eligible to defer your offer to Master of Urban Management and Planning for up to 12 months depending on when you received your offer, to allow you time to complete your undergraduate degree.