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Planning Masters Dissertation

Postgraduate | CUR-URP650 | 2024

Challenge yourself to design, then orally present an individual research program applicable to an urban and regional planning problem. Further your lifelong learning skill-set.This is the final subject of your Master of Urban and Regional Planning.

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Enrol by
18 Aug 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024

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Planning Masters Dissertation

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

    1. design and implement a research program relevant to a planning issue or problem
    2. critically apply theory to a research topic
    3. orally present and defend research
    4. take responsibility for on-going learning and develop skills cognisant with lifelong learning.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • CUR-URP-MAS-2024 - Master of Urban and Regional Planning


  • UNE-PRO-GCE-2024 - Graduate Certificate in Professional Practice

Prior study

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

Equivalent subjects

You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

  • CUR-URP580 (Not currently available)


This should be the final subject you undertake before completing your Master of Urban and Regional Planning.

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Audio, video and camera equipment required.
  • Software requirements - Access to the internet. Students must provide an email address.
  • Other requirements - Admission to degree required.

Study load

0.25 EFTSL
This is in the range of 20 to 24 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Master of Urban and Regional Planning

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