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Master of Urban and Regional Planning (OpenUnis)

  • Masters (Coursework)

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Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
6 months full-time
Course Code
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About this course

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Study locations

Open Universities Australia


What you will learn

  • disseminate and apply the principles, theories and concepts of urban and regional planning and draw upon appropriate knowledge of social, economic and environmental factors within a governance framework to practise planning, particularly in the Western Australian context
  • think critically at the highest order to analyse and challenge theories and practices of urban and regional planning, and generate creative solutions to planning issues
  • critically access, evaluate and synthesise information in order to undertake research relevant to urban and regional planning
  • communicate effectively at a high order which is both innovative and ground-breaking in writing, graphically and orally with various audiences (academic, professional and community)
  • use appropriate technologies to practice urban and regional planning
  • use learned skills to continue self development and influence others in continued learning in the profession
  • have a high level of awareness and skills to understand and respond to cultural diversity and difference in national and international perspectives
  • recognise and consider the needs and aspirations of the diversity of populations served by urban and regional planning, including the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and the cultures of other minority ethnic groups in Australia and internationally
  • work ethically as individuals and in teams demonstrating skills in leadership and negotiation and conflict resolution, recognising and valuing the contribution of other disciplines and interests

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