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This online Local Planning unit, offered by Open Universities Australia and Curtin University, provides you with in-depth analysis of local planning systems and how they shape your local community. Local Planning will increase your knowledge about government structures and the influence of certain political decisions.
As well as looking at regional, state and local legislation, the unit will analyse economic and social influences in your area, and encourage you to think critically about said influences. The unit will also enhance your planning skills as well as your organisation, communication and teamwork ability.
By giving you an insight into politics as well as environmental, social and economic issues, you will have a clear idea of how these factors become major players in terms of government and your region. Through analysis of development controls, local town planning and legislation, this unit will provide you with a solid understanding of how metropolitan regions such as Perth have been shaped.
To be eligible to enrol in this unit you must be accepted to the following courses:
In this Local 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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By providing you with an overview of local government and many of the factors that shape a region and community, this unit is ideally suited to individuals looking to pursue a career in local politics and local government.
Thanks to the unit’s focus on the urban development of areas, this unit could also prove ideal for those individuals interested in working as a government planner, private planning consultant, and academic researcher.
Want more information about the career benefits of this unit? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
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.