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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    37,490 NZD

  • Application fee

    0 NZD

  • Years of study

    4 years

  • PGWP Duration

    3 years

  • Min required GPA

    60 out of 100

DeadLines

START & DEADLINE TERM DEADLINE APPLICATION
Fall-February 31-October-2021 31-October-2021
Winter-July 01-May-2022 01-May-2022
Winter-July 01-May-2023 01-May-2023
Winter-July 01-May-2024 01-May-2024

Overview

Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning

Plan a better future

With Massey’s Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning you can contribute to shaping the future of liveable cities and regions and ensuring sustainable use of resources.

Massey’s Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning (BRP) is a unique degree that combines urban and natural resource planning.

A planning profession is a future-focused discipline that deals with the natural and human dimensions of the world around us. It is concerned with the diversity of communities, productivity of economy, and vitality of natural systems.

You’ll study core planning courses. You’ll also take a minor in a related subject that meets your particular interests and aspirations.

Graduate with honours

If you achieve high enough grades in the compulsory second-, third- and fourth-year planning courses, you’ll graduate with honours.

Flexible study

Massey’s BRP is the first undergraduate professional planning degree in New Zealand and Australia that you can study by distance.

Build your career skills

This qualification has a strong focus on creating sustainable and resilient communities. You’ll develop interpersonal, communication, ethical and conflict resolution skills essential for working in teams of diverse professionals. 

You’ll also learn the skills to interact with people from diverse cultures, communities and backgrounds. This will prepare you for a variety of roles shaping the places in which human lives, work and play.

Enjoy an established environment of excellence

For 35 years, the Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning has been led by the university faculty of passionate staff. It has a vibrant social scene connecting current students with graduates. Massey is renowned for providing an excellent, practical planning education.

Smart Cost Estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$48,014

Total costs

yearly

$7,260

Cost of living

1 person

$3,264

Accommodation

1 bed room

$37,490

Tuition

1 person

Academic Requirements

Students must have successful completion of a qualification equivalent to the New Zealand Year 13 - NCEA Level 3 University Entrance. International students need to check the equivalency of their secondary school qualification by reviewing the Academic Admission Requirements by Country.

China:

  • Senior High School graduation plus successful completion of one year bachelors level study from a recognised institution; or
  • Successful completion of a two year Diploma, or a minimum of two years out of a three year Diploma from a recognised institution; or
  • Completed Gaokao with a tier one score from the related province

India: All India Senior School Certificate (AISSC) or Indian School Certificate (ISC) Year 12 with an overall average of 75% and a minimum of 60% in English.

 

If you do not have the entry requirements

Full Foundation - Certificate in Foundation Studies: Successful completion of this qualification will give you admission to university and prepare you for undergraduate study.

Required documents

  • Birth certificate or current passport
  • High School graduation certificate
  • Academic transcripts
  • English Language proficiency
  • Course outlines, if applying for credit assessment
  • Evidence of any scholarships
  • A statement of any disability or health condition (If applicable)
  • Official translations of documents in a language other than English

Language Requirements

GRE
GMAT

IELTS

6
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

80
-
listening
19
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

PTE

50
42
listening
42
writing
42
speaking
42
reading

Cambridge

170
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Alternative methods for English requirements during COVID-19

During the COVID-19 impact the university is accepting online testing sites as alternative methods for students to obtain the necessary English requirements:

  • TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition
  • IELTS Indicator

If you do not have the entry requirements

EAP provides you with flexibility of two entry and exit points depending on your individual goals and pathways: 

Entry pointEntry requirementExit pointExit
Week 1Minimum equivalent to IELTS 5.0 overallWeek 10Foundation Studies – entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 5.5 overall
Week 11Minimum equivalent to IELTS 5.5 overallWeek 20Direct entry into University - entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 6.0 to 7.0 overall
Programme LevelIELTSTOEFL iBT PTE AcademicCambridge English
English for Academic Purposes 1 (EAP 1)5.0 overall61 overall 36 overall 155
English for Academic Purposes 2 (EAP 2)5.5 overall70 overall42 overall 165

Career Opportunities

  • Resource consent planners/ officers
  • Urban planners
  • Environmental planners
  • Transport planners
  • Urban designers
  • Policy analysts

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