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 & Practice
6    N PLAN9020, PLAN9044


Enrolment numbers limited by teaching resources. If your attempt to enrol online is unsuccessful please contact the Student Administration Centre (SAC). Permission required in Semester 1 unless enrolled in Urban and Regional Planning.
Semester 1
Semester 2a
PLAN9063
Strategic Planning and Design
6    N PLAN9027
Semester 1
PLAN9068
History & Theory of Planning & Design
6    N PLAN9031, ARCH9060
Semester 1
PLAN9045
Economics for Planners
6      Semester 2
PLAN9062
Planning Law
6    C PLAN9061
N PLAN9021
Semester 2
PLAN9064
Land Use and Infrastructure Planning
6    A Some prior knowledge of urban design/place making principles as learned in the core unit ARCH 9100
N PLAN9028
Semester 2
ARCH9100
Introduction to Urban Design
6   

Students may be granted advanced standing based on portfolio.
Int February
Int July
PLAN9018
Planning Report
12    P 48 credit points
N ARCH9031, ARCH9060, ARCH9045, ARCH9046, PLAN9010, PLAN9011

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Submit an Independent Study approval form to the Architecture Student Administration Centre (SAC), signed by the Program Director, with your request to enrol. This unit is for Master of Urban and Regional Planning students only.
Semester 1
Semester 2
PLAN9010
Planning Dissertation 1
12    P Completion of the core requirements of the MURP with a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of at least 75
N PLAN9018, ARCH9031, ARCH9045, ARCH9046, ARCH9060

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Submit an Independent Study approval form to the Architecture Student Administration Centre (SAC), signed by the Program Director, with your request to enrol. 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    P Completion of the core requirements of the MURP with a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of at least 75
C PLAN9010


This unit is for Masters of Urban & 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      Semester 1a
PLAN9073
GIS Based Planning Policy and Analysis
6      Int November
ARCH9063
Urban Morphology
6    A Some prior study of architectural, urban or planning history.
N ARCH9021
Semester 2
ARCH9080
Urban Ecology, Design and Planning
6    N PLAN9048
Semester 2a
Students may complete up to 18 credit points of related units of study from within the Faculty 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      Semester 1
ARCH9075
New Design in Old Settings
6      Semester 1
ARCH9074
History and Theory of Conservation
6    N ARCH9003
Semester 2
ARCH9083
Conservation of Modern Materials

This unit of study is not available in2014

6   

This unit of study is offered in odd numbered years only.
Semester 2