Master of Urban Planning (Professional) and Heritage Conservation

Study Programme Details
Country: New Zealand
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time, Part Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


30 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Elevate your professional expertise by enrolling in the Master of Urban Planning (Professional) and Heritage Conservation. This unique program combines the realms of urban planning with a focus on the preservation and adaptive reuse of heritage buildings, offering you a comprehensive and integrated approach to shaping the future of urban spaces.


The Master of Urban Planning (Professional) and Heritage Conservation provides a robust foundation for contemporary practice. In a condensed timeframe compared to pursuing each degree independently, you’ll acquire a professionally-recognized urban planning qualification while expanding your understanding of historical building construction and preservation techniques.

Admission Requirements

  • You must hold at least an undergraduate degree from a recognised university (or similar institution) in a related field, such as (but not limited to) environmental science, politics and international relations, economics, geography or architecture.
  • IELTS 6.5 and the writing test score 6.0
  • C2 Proficiency – Cambridge English Qualifications with pass grade A, B or C.
  • C1 Advanced – Cambridge English Qualifications with pass grade A, B or C.
  • TOEFL iBT  90 and the writing test score 20
  • Core courses: 225 points
  • Research project: 30 points
  • Research dissertation: 45 points
  • Domestic studentsNZ$10,275.60
  • International studentsNZ$50,810

Future Career Outcomes

Graduates emerge as versatile professionals, capable of navigating the intersection of urban planning and heritage conservation. Opportunities include leadership roles in heritage organizations, urban planning agencies, and consultancy firms, contributing to the preservation of cultural heritage in urban landscapes.

Visa Requirements:

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