Master of Planning

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Shape the urban future

The Master of Planning is a two-year course in urban and regional planning and is accredited by the Planning Institute of Australia. The course equips you with professional and scholarly education enabling you to take a leadership role in statutory town planning practice as well as policy development.

It has a strong emphasis on research rooted in social sciences and in the fast growing Western Sydney region. The coursework includes learning and training in history and theory, governance, professional practice, economic development, sustainability, transport planning, spatial analysis and legal frameworks for planning.

Course structure

Our course structure is outlined in our handbook. Here you can view all of the units (subjects) you will be studying.

Fees and delivery

Fees: $20,640*

Delivery: On campus

Fees: AUD $25,480*

Delivery: On campus

 

 

Start your unlimited journey today.

"Coming from the Blue Mountains, I saw how the University supported the community during the bushfires. That sealed my choice."

— Alyce Noney . Bachelor of Planning/Master of Urban Management and Planning.

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The tuition fees quoted above are the fees for the normal full-time study load of the course (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 course 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 course past the normal finish date of the course 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 courses between campuses and other locations as necessary. Students should be aware of the possibility of change of location for the whole or part of courses for which they enrol and should plan for the need to travel between Western Sydney campuses.