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Next start date
Expected Jul 2023
Specialise in Planning Studies for your Diploma in Arts at Massey
A Diploma in Arts (Planning Studies) will help you make sense of the changing world. You’ll be able to participate in design solutions that are innovative, feasible, democratic and sustainable.
Shape the way we live, work and play
Planning studies is focused on improving the quality of life in our neighbourhoods, communities and society. Planners design for the future by improving human prospects in the face of rapid economic, environmental, political and technological changes. With this diploma, you’ll be introduced to situations common to planners. You’ll learn how to reconcile conflicting interests by finding common ground, create innovative options and implement solutions.
Develop important career skills
Massey’s Diploma in Arts in planning studies has a strong focus on creating sustainable and resilient communities. You’ll learn about both urban and natural resource planning. You’ll also develop interpersonal, communication, ethical and conflict-resolution skills. These are essential for working in teams and interacting with people from diverse cultures, communities and backgrounds.
Learn from the experts
Our lecturers have extensive knowledge of planning in local and central government as well as in the private sector. They also teach Massey’s Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning, which has maintained accreditation with the New Zealand Planning Institute for more than 35 years.
All students must meet university entrance requirements to be admitted to the University.
There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification, outside of university admission regulations.
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