The Centre for Planning offers planning courses with a strong practical orientation as well as a national and international research focus covering areas such as sustainable water planning, development standards and sustainable travel behaviours.
All courses have embedded graduate attributes such as oral and written communication skills, critical thinking and problem solving abilities and students are able to specialise in a particular area of planning.
"ECU gets the mix right between theory and practical learning."
Bachelor of Planning students had a taste of what their careers are likely to be like as part of a Masterclass hosted by the Yanchep Beach Joint Venture.
While climate change remains a contentious political subject in Australia the hip pocket benefits of being more sustainable in business and everyday life are already proven.
The Faculty of Business and Law recently recognised more than 60 students as part of the Faculty's Student Prize Evening.