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Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning

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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. You'll study core planning courses.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
4 years full-time

About this course

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 our communities, productivity of our economy, and vitality of our 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.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this programme, outside of university admission regulations.

Career pathways

As a graduate of the Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning, you will find jobs quickly. On average you can earn around $60,000 in your first year of employment.

While rooted in the New Zealand context, the Bachelor of Resource and Environmental Planning draws on international experience and planning approaches. You can therefore apply your training locally or overseas in a variety of professional and applied environments such as those listed below:

  • city/district councils
  • regional councils
  • central government (eg, Ministry for the Environment, Department of Conservation, New Zealand Transport Agency, Environmental Protection Authority)
  • private consulting firms and corporates (such as Fonterra)
  • environmental and other non-governmental organisations.

You can take on a variety of roles such as:

  • resource consent planners/ officers
  • urban planners
  • environmental planners
  • transport planners
  • urban designers
  • policy analysts.

Credit for prior study or work

For information on prior learning, exemptions and transfer of credit or other questions:

  • review the Recognition of Prior Learning regulations
  • contact us through the Enquire button on this page.