Nội dung khóa học "Master of Planning (MPLAN) in Rural Planning and Development"
About this course

What will I learn?

The MPLAN program is geared towards professionals and those seeking to add to their dossier of planning related education. It encompasses both the traditional planning and new frontiers in planning for public services, programs and projects. Courses are available on campus, through video conferencing, and on-line supervised reading courses.


Graduates from this program will be awarded a Master of Planning. It takes approximately 3-5 semesters to complete, depending on the students ability to allocate time to complete 4.0 credits.

Research Fields

The Rural Planning and Development program has two streams:



Within each stream are a range of specialities you may be interested in.


Municipal Planning in Rural Towns

Land Use Planning

Environmental and Resource Management

Aboriginal Community Planning and Development

Program and Project Planning

Career Opportunities:

Planning Departments in Rural Urban Interface Municipalities

Policy Analyst

Consulting Specialist

Community Development Officer

Natural Resources and Environmental Management

Which department am I in?

Ontario Agricultural College

Study options

Online/Distance with attendance(Approximately 3 - 5 semesters)

Tuition fees
CAD$6,837.54 (US$ 5,165) per year
Start date

6 January 2020


University of Guelph

50 Stone Road East,


Ontario (ON),

N1G 2W1, Canada

Entry requirements

For international students

Students must have qualified graduates from relevant disciplines (minimum B- average) is required with 4-5 years of experience in planning OR appropriate prior education.

English Language Proficiency

Canadian Academic English Language Test (CAEL) - 70

International English Language Testing System (Academic) (IELTS) - 6.5

Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) - 85

Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE-A) Note: A minimum score of 60 must be achieved in each individual component - 60

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT)) Note: A minimum score of 21 must be achieved in each of the four categories (listening, speaking, reading, writing) – 89