For more information about Master of Environmental Planning at University of Waikato, please visit the webpage using the button above.

The award

How long you will study
find out

Domestic course fees
NZD 6616 per year

How you will study
find out

Course starts
February, July

International course fees
NZD 27830 per year

All study options

About Master of Environmental Planning at University of Waikato

During your Master of Environmental Planning (MEP), you'll develop your knowledge and skills relating to both the theory and practical applications of planning.

Your research skills will build to an advanced level, and you'll gain a broad and in-depth understanding of knowledge relating to this specialist area. Throughout this degree, you'll refine your ability to show independent critical judgement.

Collaboration with Planning Professionals

At Waikato, you'll benefit from the service provided by a Planning Advisory Group. This Group is made up of experienced planning professionals working in the region.

During the MEP programme, you'll go to guest lectures, attend workshops and enjoy field trips where a range of professionals share their expertise. The Environmental Planning programme has enjoyed longstanding and active links with these professionals.

The teaching staff are connected with relevant networks such as the Resource Management Law Association and the New Zealand Planning Institute. Collaboration is encouraged and the MEP helps build close relations between Faculty members and employers, whether they be in environmental agencies or resource-use industries. These links help with addressing practical environmental problems.

Career Opportunities

Once you've completed your MEP, you'll be qualified to work in a range of different jobs. You may be passionate about research, and want to work in a research-focused role in either the public or private sector. Maybe you'd prefer to work for a professional planning consultancy or in a local or central government agency. You may like to work for an iwi authority or a natural resource user.

Study options for this course

Entry requirements

Contact University of Waikato to find course entry requirements.

What students think about University of Waikato

Ask a question

Ask University of Waikato for more information by completing this form

Desired Start Year

Your question will be sent directly to University of Waikato. Your question is subject to the StudyLink terms and conditions which can be viewed here.

Other courses at University of Waikato

There are 494 other courses listed from University of Waikato. A selection of these are displayed below:

Location of University of Waikato

University of Waikato main campus is shown on the map below:

Explore University of Waikato

Click the following videos and images to expand or play