Master of Urban and Regional Planning

Unit of study table

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Certificate, Diploma and Master of Urban and Regional Planning

All Master degree candidates are required to complete either a Report or Dissertation.

All streams

Core units

PLAN9061
Planning Principles, Systems and Practice
6    N PLAN9020 or PLAN9044
Semester 1
Semester 2a
PLAN9063
Strategic Planning and Design
6    N PLAN9027
Semester 1
PLAN9068
History and Theory of Planning and Design
6    N PLAN9031 or ARCH9062 or ARCH9031 or MARC4201
Semester 1
PLAN9045
Economics for the Built Environment
6      Semester 2
PLAN9064
Land Use and Infrastructure Planning
6    A ARCH9100
Semester 2
ARCH9100
Introduction to Urban Design
6   

Students may be granted advanced standing based on experience and a portfolio.
Semester 1a
Semester 2a
PLAN9018
Planning Report
12    P 48 credit points of units
N ARCH9031 or ARCH9060 or ARCH9045 or ARCH9046 or PLAN9010 or PLAN9011


This unit is for Master of Urban and Regional Planning students only.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PLAN9010
Planning Dissertation 1
12    A PLAN9068, PLAN9061, PLAN9063, PLAN9045, PLAN9064, ARCH9100
N PLAN9018 or ARCH9031 or ARCH9045 or ARCH9046 or ARCH9060

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
The dissertation is suitable for students with a grade average at Distinction level or above or who wish to pursue a research career. The dissertation should be undertaken towards the end of the degree. This unit is for Master of Urban and Regional Planning students only. It MUST be undertaken in conjunction with PLAN9011 Planning Dissertation 2, either in the same or following semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PLAN9011
Planning Dissertation 2
12    A PLAN9068, PLAN9061, PLAN9063, PLAN9045, PLAN9064, ARCH9100
C PLAN9010


This unit is for Masters of Urban and Regional Planning students only. It MUST be taken in conjunction with PLAN9010 Planning Dissertation 1, either in the same or preceding semester.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Elective units

PLAN9049
International Urban Development Planning
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
In 2017 this unit will be run as an overseas intensive.
Semester 1a
PLAN9071
Housing and Urban and Regional Development
6      Semester 1
PLAN9073
GIS Based Planning Policy and Analysis
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive June
Intensive November
ARCH9063
Urban Morphology
6    A Some prior study of architectural, urban or planning history.
P ARCH9100
N ARCH9021
Semester 2
ARCH9080
Urban Ecology, Design and Planning
6    N PLAN9048
Semester 2
ARCH9090
Dialogue, Deliberation and Engagement
6      Intensive November
GOVT6163
Critical Challenges of Governing Cities
6      Semester 1
Students may complete up to 18 credit points of related units of study from within the School or the University if they can substantiate that a unit undertaken elsewhere strengthens and complements their professional interest area in urban and regional planning.

Heritage Conservation Stream

Optional units

ARCH9028
Conservation Methods and Practices
12   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
ARCH9074
Principles of Heritage Conservation
6    N ARCH9003
Semester 1
ARCH9075
New Design in Old Settings
6      Semester 1
ARCH9082
Conservation of Traditional Materials

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6      Intensive March