Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
This course provides an introduction to the planning principles, practices and techniques used by urban and regional planners. Examples and applications draw on local, national and international examples. It can be seen as a stand-alone qualification in its own right, or as the first step towards the Master of Urban and Regional Planning, which is a full professional qualification. It can also provide mid-career training for practising planners. A distinguishing characteristic of the course is the use of interdisciplinary knowledge and techniques in addressing environmental, social and design issues of concern to the community. It is now widely accepted that successful human settlements must be properly planned and a range of statutory and non-statutory controls exist at all levels of government to protect the public interest in the development process.
Urban and regional planners from developing countries wishing to study planning practices used in WA
Detailed information about the course structure is available through official Curtin pages: http://handbook.curtin.edu.au/courses/31/319627.html
Standard entry requirements
Please refer to https://study.curtin.edu.au/offering/course-pg-graduate-certificate-in-development-planning--gc-devplnv2/ for further information on entry to this course.
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