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Regional Planning is an online unit provided by Curtin University that takes the discipline of planning beyond the ‘site’ or ‘local’ scale, and teaches you about planning urban areas of a much greater magnitude. Delivered online through Open Universities Australia, you will examine the different methodologies and processes surrounding effective planning, as well as exploring how theory manifests in practice.
To begin with, you will explore both the theories and the evolution of regional planning, before regarding its technicalities and integral politics. Following this, you will explore Australian planning and infrastructure provisions, and how these contrast with the rest of the world. You will also explore the new demands facing regional planning in the context of increasingly multicultural societies.
Ultimately, Regional Planning provides you with a comprehensive understanding of the central theories underpinning the practice. You will also understand how planning continues to evolve due to social and technological change. Acquiring this knowledge will help you when you embark on planning projects in a professional context.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:
In this Regional Planning unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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Taking a unit such as this is essential if you are serious about professionally planning urban areas. You will gain knowledge of different theories and methods, as well as an intricate understanding of the industry in real terms. From an employer’s perspective, completion of this unit will show you have strong awareness and competencies within the field of regional planning.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.