Planning

A robust foundation in the fundamentals of urban and regional planning is combined with components that emphasise design, healthy cities and integration across disciplines. Graduates are equipped with the understanding and skills to confidently contribute to creative and relevant solutions.

Planning

Postgraduate degrees
Master of Planning (Professional) Course information for: Local Students International Students

Why study planning at Deakin?

Focus on global issues

Deakin's Master of Planning (Professional) addresses and responds to the emerging issues confronting our cities and regions globally – such as climate change, a low carbon future and demographic shift. Graduates of the course are equipped with the understanding and skills to confidently contribute to creative and relevant solutions.

Practical implementation

The course has a strong emphasis on practical implementation using an understanding of urban dynamics and delivery mechanisms to influence quality outcomes to provide graduates with skills to work across diverse sectors of the built environment industry.

Professional Accreditation

The Master of Planning (Professional) has professional accreditation from the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA).

Careers

There is a critical shortage of skilled and experienced planners, especially in urban and regional areas, who are able to plan, design, and manage sustainable social and urban change. Due to immense change in the planning and design industry, government and professional bodies are calling for graduate programs which address this complex array of changes in an integrated way. Deakin's Planning courses can provide you with skills that will enable you to work across diverse sectors of the planning industry.


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