Graduate Certificate of Science in Tropical Urban and Regional Planning

Further training and skills for planners in urban, shire and regional settings.

Course summary
Campus Townsville; Cairns
Mode On campus study.
Part time available
Degree type Coursework
Midyear Entry Yes
Duration 0.5 years
CRICOS Code 076295G

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JCU’s tropical urban and regional planning programs are designed for planners in urban, shire and regional settings. They also provide scope for allied professionals to widen their knowledge in the field of planning.

Emphasis is placed on the interactions of humans and the environment, and the particular characteristics of settlements and issues in remote and tropical environments.

The course has been designed in consultation with the Planning Institute of Australia, Australian Institute of Landscape Architects, Australian Institute of Architects, and state and commonwealth departments and organisations. The Master of Applied Science is professionally accredited by the Planning Institute of Australia.

How you will study

This is a flexible course, allowing you to tailor your studies to suit your professional needs and interests. This course is available in Townsville and Cairns. It is available part time (domestic students only) and full time.

Why JCU?

James Cook University brings together a team of academic and associate staff across multiple disciplines.

  • Nationally-recognised leader in geoscience

  • major research centres including the Centre for Tropical Urban and Regional Planning

  • internationally-acclaimed academic teaching staff

  • strong collaboration with industry and research organisations, both locally and internationally.

This website is intended as general guide. Prospective students should contact the university to confirm admission requirements and the availability of courses. James Cook University reserves the right to alter any course or admission requirement without prior notice.