4 years full-time
$31,000.00* per year (more)
* 2020 indicative annual fee
You will develop an understanding of urban planning and environmental science issues. You will learn about planning-related issues such as land use and regional growth management, transport planning and community development. You will also learn about environmental issues of land and water management, ecology, conservation biology and pollution.
In your first year, you will be introduced to key concepts and theories in urban planning and environmental sciences. From your second year onwards, you will take professional planning courses, and in fourth year you will undertake an industry placement and work with a professional planning practitioner.
In third year you have the option of transferring to an honours program and doing an honours research project, if eligible.
|1086||Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning (this program)||Nathan||Trimester 1 and Trimester 2|
|1279||Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning||Gold Coast||Trimester 1 and Trimester 2|
|1431||Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning (Honours)||Nathan||Trimester 1 and Trimester 2|
|1432||Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning (Honours)||Gold Coast||Trimester 1 and Trimester 2|
Note: Progression to the Honours program is dependent upon satisfying eligibility requirements.
The Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning is offered full-time on-campus at the Nathan and Gold Coast campuses.
As a full-time student you will generally attend 15-18 hours of scheduled classes per week throughout the trimester. Classes may be scheduled during the day and evening throughout the week.
The program includes courses which may involve compulsory field work.
This program includes some optional courses which may be scheduled on Saturdays and Sundays between the hours of 9am and 5pm, and it is expected that if you enrol in these courses you will be available to attend.
In this program you are required to undertake unpaid work experience which requires part-time attendance at a planning office.
If you are an International student on a student visa, you must ensure that you enrol in a way that will allow you to complete your enrolment within the expected program duration as stated on your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE).
In this program students complete an approved work placement in a planning related role under the supervision of a qualified planner.
You will find opportunities with community and industry groups, local councils and other government bodies and consultants. You may also find work in development companies implementing proposals for new housing estates, tourism complexes, transport networks, shopping centres and other commercial projects. Large development companies increasingly employ their own planners.
As an Honours graduate, you will be prepared to pursue a career in research or academia.
The Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning is accredited by the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA).
An International student is one who is not:
The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points (two full-time trimesters).
The indicative annual tuition fee is based on current conditions and available data and should only be used as a guide. These fees are reviewed annually and are subject to change.
|Year of study||Fee category/Band||Fee per CP||Tuition fee 80cp|
|2020||Fee Band 31.0||$387.50||$31,000.00|
|2019||Fee Band 29.5||$368.75||$29,500.00|
If an International student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.
If an undergraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will be provided with a domestic fee-paying place.
The student may then apply for a Commonwealth supported place at the next admission period provided that the student satisfies the conditions for transfer from a domestic fee-paying place to a Commonwealth supported place as set out in the Undergraduate Programs Admission Policy.
If a postgraduate student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth supported place subject to availability.
If a research student obtains permanent resident status in Australia after commencing study in a program, and the student can provide evidence of permanent resident status prior to the census date (of the trimester in which they are enrolled), the student will automatically be considered for a Commonwealth Government Research Training Program (RTP) Fee Offset or a domestic fee-paying place as applicable for the program.