About the course
Graduates have specialist knowledge, breadth and depth of understanding, and independent judgement, in relation to planning practice. The MEP will provide graduates with a qualification that is recognised by the New Zealand Planning Institute as a qualification for membership.
Bachelor of Social Sciences with Honours, Master of Science or Postgraduate Diploma in Science, in Resources and Environmental Planning with at least a B grade average.
About the provider
The University of Waikato, located in the central North Island cities of Hamilton and Tauranga, is an internationally recognised tertiary institution offering degree programmes designed to produce job-ready graduates. Each year, the University provides more than 2,000 industry placements and internship opportunities, believing its students benefit from the chance to put the theory they have learnt in classrooms, into practice in a real-world employment environment. When students choose to study at waikato, they gain a globally recognised education. In 2019, the QS World University Rankings placed the University of Waikato 266th in the world, an improvement of 135 places in five years. The University is also in the top 5% of all globally ranked institutions for research impact, meaning their research is among some of the most influential in the world.