Urban and Regional Planner


Develop policies and plans for the use of land and resources. They advise on the economic, environmental, social and cultural needs of particular localities or regions as they relate to the built environment and the community.


There are a large variety of Indigenous tourism experiences that tourists can partake in, such as:

  • Compile and analyse data on economic, legal, political, cultural, demographic, sociological, physical and environmental factors affecting land use
  • Confer with government authorities, communities, architects, social scientists, legal professionals, and planning, development and environmental specialists
  • Review and evaluate environmental impact reports
  • Stay updated on changes in building and zoning codes, regulations and other legal issues
  • Devise recommendations on the use and development of land, and present narrative and graphic plans, programs and designs to groups and individuals
  • Advise governments and organisations on urban and regional planning and resource planning



Land-Use Planning

Regulating land use in an efficient and ethical way, thus preventing land use conflicts.

Development Assessment

The evaluation of a proposal for a development within a city, neighbourhood or region.

Urban Design

Dealing with the larger scale groups of buildings and public spaces, neighbourhoods, districts and entire cities with the goal of making urban areas functional, attractive and sustainable.

Environmental Protection

Facilitating decision making to carry out development with due consideration given to the natural environmental, social, political, economic and governance factors and provides a holistic framework to achieve sustainable outcomes

Transport and Infrastructure Planning

Evaluation, assessment, design, and siting of transport and infrastructure facilities.


Education Pathways: Undergraduate Degree Urban Planning