Regulations - Creative Arts And Industries

The Degree of Master of Urban Planning (Professional) and Housing Studies – MUrbPlan(Prof)HousSt

The regulations for this degree are to be read in conjunction with all other relevant statutes and regulations including the Academic Statutes and Regulations.


1 In order to be admitted to this degree, a student must meet the admission requirements for the Degrees of Master of Urban Planning (Professional) and the Master of Housing Studies.

Duration and Total Points Value

2 A student admitted to this degree must:

a pass courses with a total value of 300 points


b complete within the time limit specified in the General Regulations – Masters Degrees


c not exceed 340 points for the total enrolment for this degree.

Structure and Content

3 A student enrolled for this degree must complete the requirements as listed in the Master of Urban Planning (Professional) and Housing Studies Schedule.

4 A student must complete the University of Auckland Academic Integrity course as specified in the Enrolment and Programme Regulations, Academic Integrity, of the University Calendar.


5 a A student may apply to reassign courses to the Master of Urban Planning (Professional) once.

b A student may apply to reassign courses to the Master of Housing Studies once.

c All courses that can be reassigned must be reassigned including courses attempted but not completed.


6 This degree may be awarded with Honours in accordance with the General Regulations – Masters Degrees.


7 In exceptional circumstances Senate or its representative may approve a personal programme which does not conform to these regulations.


8 These regulations came into force on 1 January 2022.

Master of Urban Planning (Professional) and Housing Studies (MUrbPlan(Prof)HousSt) Schedule

Taught Masters

180 points: URBPLAN 701–708, 711–714

up to 75 points from ARCHHTC 702, 703, GEOG 719, LAWGENRL 728, POPLHLTH 725, 760, PROPERTY 743

up to 15 points from URBPLAN 721, 735

45 points: URBPLAN 715 Urban Planning Research Dissertation