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Urban and Regional Planning Pathways

Urban and regional planning provides solutions to society's major challenges such as population growth and restructuring, rapid urbanisation, land use conflict, economic development and ecological sustainability.
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M358 35 Stirling Highway Crawley

Perth Western Australia 6009

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(+618) 6488 2807

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Pathway details

Learn to generate plans and policies controlling the use of urban and rural land, and counsel on economic, environmental and social factors affecting land use. You can pursue a Master of Urban and Regional Planning at UWA after completing a bachelor's degree with a major in Geographical Sciences or Human Geography and Planning.

5 years to be an

Urban and regional planner

Urban and Regional Planner URBAN AND REGIONAL PLANNER =2 MASTER’S 3 + BACHELOR’S

5 years to be an
Urban and Regional Planning

Standard entry for high school leavers

Minimum ATAR
TISC Codes
  • UWART
  • UWBPH
  • UWCOM
  • UWDES
  • UWSCI
  •  
Qualifications
  • BA + MURPln
  • BCom + MURPln
  • BDesign + MURPln
  • BSc + MURPln
  • BPhil (Hons) + MURPln
Duration
Limited places
  • No
Selection criteria
  • a bachelor's degree with a major in Geographical Sciences or Human Geography and Planning.
Urban and Regional Planning
Urban and Regional Planning

Standard entry for high school leavers

Minimum ATAR
TISC Codes
  • UWART
  • UWBPH
  • UWCOM
  • UWDES
  • UWSCI
  •  
Qualifications
  • BA + MURPln
  • BCom + MURPln
  • BDesign + MURPln
  • BSc + MURPln
  • BPhil (Hons) + MURPln
  •  
Duration
Limited places
  • No
Selection criteria
  • A bachelor's degree in physics, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA, and the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent, or an honours degree in physics, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA.
Undergraduate major
  • A bachelor's degree with a major in Geographical Sciences or Human Geography and Planning.
Urban and Regional Planning
Urban and Regional Planning

Knowledge and skills

Our course provides you with the knowledge and skills to resolve major urban and regional problems, and integrates theory with practical components to prepare you for career success. Upon completion, you'll understand how to contribute to the development of liveable communities, vibrant economies and sustainable places.
Urban and Regional Planning
Urban and Regional Planning

Teaching supported by world-class research

Our teaching is supported by the world-class research of the Centre for Regional Development, the Planning and Transport Research Centre and the Centre for Built Environment and Health.
Urban and Regional Planning
urban and regional planning

Pathways for mature-age students

If you will be aged 20 years or older on 1 March (for Semester 1 entry) or 1 August (for Semester 2 entry) you qualify for our mature-age-entry pathways.
urban and regional planning
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Our course provides you with the knowledge and skills to resolve major urban and regional problems, and integrates theory with practical components to prepare you for career success. Upon completion, you'll understand how to contribute to the development of liveable communities, vibrant economies and sustainable places.
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Our teaching is supported by the world-class research of the Centre for Regional Development, the Planning and Transport Research Centre and the Centre for Built Environment and Health.

Centres