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Monash University

Bachelor of Regional and Urban Planning

Course code: 3913 ~ Course abbreviation: BRUP ~ Total credit points required: 144 ~ 3 years full-time, 6 years part-time ~ Managing faculty: Arts ~ No intake in 2008

Study mode and course location

On-campus (Berwick)

Course description

The focus is on the study of natural and cultural environment, principles of ecologically sustainable development, methods of evaluating, improving, building and managing the environments, and the political, legal and institutional contexts of planning including the influence of native title on land tenure.

Course objectives

Students in this course develop knowledge of the purpose and methods of planning, its traditions, current philosophies, principles, practice and emerging issues. Students also receive a grounding in the relevant social, economic and environmental principles involved in regional and urban planning.

Course structure

Course requirements

Students must complete the following:

(a) a regional and urban planning major (54 points)

(b) a minor (or a second major) in at least one of communications, geography or politics (24 or 48 points)

(c) a total of 144 points

(d) a total of 96 points of arts

(e) a maximum of 60 points at first-year level

(f) a minimum of 36 points at a third-year level.

Note that no more than 10 units (60 points) are to be completed at a first-year level.

Students have a maximum of eight years to complete this course.

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