December 5, 2023

about James Cook University Singapore launches new PG Programme in Urban Planning and Design

James Cook University Singapore launches new PG Programme in Urban Planning and Design

The Singapore campus of James Cook University, fully owned by James Cook University Australia and among top universities of the world, has launched a new course `Master of Planning and Urban Design’ for those aspiring to have in-depth understanding and advanced knowledge on today’s need and style of urban habitats.

The 16 months course is accredited by the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA). Successful candidates completing the Master of Planning and Urban Design and having two years of professional work experience are eligible to become corporate members (MPIA). The course also has 3 months to 4 months of internship in Singapore

Graduates of Civil, Architectural and related programmes (with 60% marks and above) from recognized university in India are eligible to apply. The programme costs INR 25,00,000 as fee and begins on November 2018. For more details, call: 9884060706 Smart cities, Geographic Information Systems and Design Communications are among other topics that will be covered across the duration of the programme.

Mr. Suman Subbian, Regional Manager, JCU Singapore said “This course will create inquisitive individuals who want to shape sustainable Tropical urban habitats and enjoy a richly curated multi city cultural experience for the new generation.”

Ms Ensi Gigeo, Centre Head, IMTP Consultants (Institute of Management Training and Placement), says “This programme will help breed professionals who will be able to design a sustainable ecology which would abate intensity of natural hazards like floods that have become a common occurrence in today’s world.”

About JCU (James Cook University)

JCU, a member of the ACU (Association of Commonwealth Universities), is an Australian Government funded University and was started in 1970 in Australia. It was named to honor Captain James Cook, the famous explorer who discovered Australia in 1770. With more than 25,000 students, JCU is ranked as one of the Top 400 Universities in the world.


About JCU Singapore (JCUS)

In 2003, James Cook University opened a campus in Singapore offering programs brought directly from Australia and guaranteeing students the same quality and enriching university education. Centrally located in Singapore, JCUS is a multi-culture university with students from China, India, Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, and Sweden.

JCU Singapore was awarded the Singapore Quality Class award for Private Education Organizations – a prestigious award from the government of Singapore which very few colleges have been awarded. JCU is the first and only Australian University in Singapore to have been awarded this status. 

About IMTP (Institute of Management Training and Placement)

IMTP, a premier consulting organization in South India with operation in all major cities of South India, has been helping students to realize their dreams abroad for over a decade. Thousands of students have benefited from its experience and expertise. It analyzes strengths, weaknesses and interests of students individually and suggests the most suitable programs, university and country for each. It also provides expert guidance on the visa procedures, which is an integral part of the whole Study Abroad Process.

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