What will I learn?

The Graduate Certificate in Planning offers an entry pathway to the Master of Planning (C04007) for students who have professional experience in planning but do not have an appropriate undergraduate qualification, or have a bachelor's degree in an unrelated field.

The degree enables professionals to change careers due to the multidisciplinary nature of the learning.

Course structure

Students must complete 24 credit points made up of three core subjects and one elective subject.

Careers

Graduates are employed in strategic planning on major developments and projects, master planning with financial analysis, and the increasingly important area of sub-regional planning.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building

CRICOS

096458E

Study options

Full Time (0.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$17,880.00 (US$ 12,928) per year
The cost per credit point for 2022 is AUD $745.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

21 February 2022

Venue

University of Technology Sydney - UTS

UTS Campus,

15 Broadway,

ULTIMO,

New South Wales,

2007, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

For admission into most postgraduate courses, you are required to hold a recognized bachelor's degree equivalent to an Australian bachelor's degree. Your academic performance at the bachelor's level will be considered as part of your application assessment. In some instances, you may also require relevant work experience and/or research experience. English language requirements: IELTS (Academic) - 6.5 overall, writing 6.0; TOEFL (Internet-based) - 79-93 overall, writing 21; PTE (Academic) - 58-64; CAE - 176-184; AE5/AE6 (PASS) - AE5.

For international students

Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.

Pathway 1

Applicants must have completed a UTS-recognised academic qualification or an equivalent (according to NOOSR or UK NARIC) as follows: Bachelor's degree, or Graduate Certificate, or Graduate Diploma, or Master's degree

Pathway 2

For applicants with no Bachelor degree but holding a Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma not listed under pathway 1: The qualification must be in one of the following disciplines: architecture, landscape architecture, urban design and regional planning, interior and environmental design, community development, property economics, property development, planning, geography, geographic information science (GIS), environmental science, law, economics.

The English proficiency requirement for international students or local applicants with international qualifications is: Academic IELTS: 6.5 overall with a writing score of 6.0; or TOEFL: paper based: 550-583 overall with TWE of 4.5, internet based: 79-93 overall with a writing score of 21; or AE5: Pass; or PTE: 58-64; or CAE: 176-184.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About University of Technology Sydney - UTS

UTS has invested AUD 1.3 billion in creating a state-of-the-art campus in the heart of Sydney’s entrepreneurial district.

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