Master of Planning (MPlan)

Program Code

MPLAN

Program Minimum Units

48

Standard Duration

2 Years

Program Faculty

Faculty of the Professions

AQF Level

09

Academic Year

2017

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

This program is designed to provide advanced coursework leading to professionally accredited qualifications. The program has a strong foundation in ecological, social and economic sustainability as a basis for planning. It also emphasises skills in communication and collaboration with local communities and professional groups. The program employs a combination of lectures, tutorials, intensive workshops and studio activity.
The Master of Planning is an AQF Level 9 Masters Conversion qualification with a standard full-time duration of 2 years.

Academic Program Rules for Master of Planning

There shall be a Master of Planning .

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Master of Planning, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 48 units, comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 33 units
  2. Elective courses to the value of 9 units
  3. Research equivalent courses to the value of 6 units in the form of a research dissertation or final project to the value of 12 units counted in lieu of Elective courses to the value of 6 units.
Core Courses

To satisfy the requirements for Core Courses students must complete courses to the value of 33 units.

Year I

Courses to the value of 21 units from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
GEOG 5093 Introduction to Urbanisation 3
PLANNING 7033 Urban Design Principles 3
GEOG 5094 Engaging Communities: Techniques and Analysis 3
PLANNING 7034 Planning Policy and Regulation 3
LAW 7178 Planning Law 3
GEOG 5002 Environmental Planning and Governance 6

Year II

Courses to the value of 12 units from the following:

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
GEOG 5010 Research Methods 3
PLANNING 7035 Planning Theory and Practice 3
ARCH 7045 Development Studio 6