Enhance your skills and knowledge to successfully manage today's complex urban world.
Shape the urban future
The Graduate Certificate in Urban Management (Green Cities) gives students the professional and scholarly education needed to take a leadership role in urban management, strategic planning and policy development for green, sustainable cities, particularly in the context of climate change.
Coursework develops theoretical and practical knowledge required to plan for future cities, including: sustainable development practices and regulations; impact assessment; industry relevant GIS mapping; and the blue and green infrastructures required for greener, cooler cities.
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Fees and delivery
Delivery: On campus
This program is only available to domestic students.
Unfortunately, student visa holders are not eligible to study this degree.
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Planning and management in local, state and federal government agencies or the private sector:
- Transportation projects
- Sustainability and the environment
In this role, you will have the opportunity to scope, plan, provide technical input and actively manage the delivery of a range of complex medium to large-scale environmental projects within, but not limited to, the power/renewables, infrastructure, resources and Defence sectors.
You will be responsible for ensuring that infrastructure projects are designed and delivered using sustainable, innovative and global best practices to provide projects that satisfy community and customer needs and meet compatible legislation and policy requirements.
Sustainability and the environment
Environmental Planning provides advisory services regarding environmental impacts and approvals to internal and external stakeholders. Including guiding the delivery of environmental actions and initiatives which will advocate ecological outcomes.
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Other study options
*The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the program (80 credit points) per annum. International students will be subject to a variable fee regime; i.e. enrolled students will be required to pay fees during their program based on the approved fee for each calendar year. Fee changes (if any) will occur at 1 January each calendar year. Students who extend their program past the normal finish date of the program will be required to pay additional fees based on the prevailing fee level. Western Sydney University is a multi-campus institution. The University reserves the right to alter the location of its programs between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of programs for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.