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Studying this Graduate Certificate in Development Planning program through Open Universities Australia will give you the education and training to succeed in the planning industry.
This graduate certificate course will give you foundational understanding of a variety of planning issues such as environmental planning, social planning and design, and land use.
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In this graduate certificate program, you will study your choice of four units:
Open Universities Australia offers a range of administrative and student support options. As a student of OUA you will have access to four hours of free expert tutoring support for each unit undertaken through the tutoring service SMARTHINKING. This on-demand service allows you to get fast, detailed feedback on your assignment drafts and gives you access to your tutor in real time.
The My OUA portal is an online student medium that allows you access to all your course and enrolment information as well as access to student forums and assessment tips.
Upon completion of this graduate certificate program, you will have the skills and training to help meet the demand for more planners in Australia. This development planning course will give you the education and understanding to qualify for a range of jobs, including government planner, planning consultant, researcher or regional development authority.
After studying this course, you may be eligible to continue to the Master of Urban and Regional Planning program.
If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP or scholarships.
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, you may not need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider 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).
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