Urban planning courses
Get ready to make decisions that will shape the future. Learn to create liveable communities and workable workplaces.
Think about how people live, work, and travel—and imagine something better. Plan housing, transport, parks, and recreation. Preserve what’s good by protecting heritage and the environment. Strive towards sustainability as you shape healthy and efficient communities.
Express your ideas through models, designs, and maps. Write up reports and contribute to policy. Interact with architects, developers, engineers, and politicians.
Through Open Universities Australia, an urban planning course is your pathway to a career designing the cities, towns, and regions of the future.
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