Courses & Units

Course rules for K7P Master of Planning

  1. These course rules take effect on 1st July 2021.

  2. Students are admitted to the course in accordance with relevant University Ordinances, policies and procedures and must achieve the minimum entry requirements for the course approved by the Academic Senate.
  3. The maximum completion time for the course is 5 years.

  4. To graduate from the Master of Planning, a student must satisfactorily complete 200 credit points of study comprising:
  • credit points of core units listed in Schedule A;
  • credit points of elective units from Schedule B;
  • credit points of core units listed in Schedule C.

  1. Enrolment conditions:
    • Enrolment in all units is in accordance with requisites and/or restrictions determined by the relevant College or Division delivering the unit;
    • If the student has a coursework average of equal to or above 65%, they may be accepted into an independent research stream that replaces the professional research stream units listed in Schedule C (50 credit points);
    • Students with prior professional planning experience can apply to the Course Coordinator to replace KGA709 Professional Placement with 25 credit points made up of elective unit(s) from Schedule B, or if they have been accepted into the independent research stream, KGA703 Professional Research Methods or KGA704 Professional Research Practice from Schedule C.

  2. Students will be permitted to exit the course and graduate with the S6L Graduate Diploma of Environmental Planning exit award where the requirements of the exit award have been met.
  3. Students in this course may be eligible for a reduction in the volume of learning of:

    *   up to 100 credit points if they have completed a Bachelor Honours (AQF 8) award in a cognate discipline as defined by the College; or

    *   up to 50 credit points if they have completed a Bachelor (AQF 7) award in a cognate discipline as defined by the College.

    Students may also apply for recognition of prior learning for specific units of study based on prior learning or work experience.

    The College will assess all applications for a reduction in the volume of learning or recognition of prior learning in line with the requirements of the Student Participation and Attainment Ordinance

  4. Students enrolled in a previous version of this course prior to 1st July 2021 may transfer to this version of the course with full equivalent credit and complete the course under the course rules listed here.