Master of Urban Planning and EnvironmentCareer
Shape urban environments and impact lives as a professional urban planner, environmental manager or policy maker, and drive positive changes in resource management, and strategic and social planning.
Graduates work as professional urban planners, managers and policy makers in areas such as:
- strategic and statutory planning
- environmental and social planning
- state government planning and policy agencies
- infrastructure providers
- environmental and natural resource agencies
- Commonwealth environmental and infrastructure agencies
- international and local consulting firms
- local government
- conservation, environmental and community sectors
- business and industry.
This is a career-oriented program, with some students who are already working in the field. There will be opportunities to develop professionally through shared knowledge and networks and find related employment after, or even before, graduating. Planning practitioners often participate in the program as guest lecturers.
The Master of Urban Planning and Environment is accredited by the Planning Institute of Australia.
As a graduate, you will be eligible for membership of the Urban and Regional Planning Chapter of the Planning Institute of Australia, with reciprocal membership of key international planning associations, depending on the studies you undertake within your master degree.
RMIT is a world leader in research into environment and planning management and policy and supports a number of research projects and networks that maintain wider links with local and global communities.
The Centre for Urban Research is a thriving interdisciplinary research centre with an emphasis on the intersecting streams of housing and homelessness, urban and regional planning, and sustainability and climate change.