Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning/Bachelor of Science

Program code

1516

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

5 years full-time
10 years part-time

Credit points

400

Indicative fee

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Entry requirements

15

OP 2019

66

Rank 2019

OR VET qualification

Certificate III

Offered in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Prerequisites

  • English (4SA)

Assumed knowledge

  • Maths A or B (4SA)

OP 1-6 Guarantee

If you receive an OP 1-6 or equivalent and meet subject prerequisites, you are guaranteed a place in this program.

My details

Programs change over time. Course lists and requirements are specific to the year you started studying.

 

For Domestic and those International students not required to complete the English Language Enhancement course

For the award of Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning/Bachelor of Science(BUrbanEnvPlan/BSc), you must successfully complete 400 credit points, made up of the core courses AND

  • 60 credit points for a Science major;
  • 10 credit points for a Listed elective.
Other program requirements

You must successfully complete:

  • no more than 130 credit points of level 1 courses for both awards
  • at least 40 credit points of level 3 courses (or higher) for each award (for the Environmental Science major in the Bachelor of Science - at least 10 credit points of electives must be completed at level 3 to meet this requirement)

This degree/s may be awarded with Distinction where a student achieves a minimum program GPA of 6.5 with no failed courses. The words 'This award was achieved with Distinction' will be recorded on the testamur and will appear below the conferral date of the award.

Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Level and Type

The Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) is the national policy for regulated qualifications in Australian education and training. The Bachelor of Science and the Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning are accredited as an AQF Level 7 - Bachelor Degree.

English Language Enhancement

Domestic students enrolled in this program whose first language is not English may complete the following English Language Enhancement (ELE) course as an elective.

Students whose first language is English are not permitted to undertake this ELE course.

Program learning outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes communicate to the community the value of the Griffith educational experience as benchmarked against national qualification standards.

Program Learning Outcomes for the Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning and Bachelor of Science describe the knowledge, skills and the application of knowledge and skills you will acquire through studying the Griffith program of your choice.

Note: Students must check the prerequisite and incompatible requirements before selecting any course within this program.

Note: It is your responsibility to ensure that pre-requisites and co-requisite conditions are satisfied when adding a course to your study program. If you fail a course in one trimester which is a pre-requisite for a course in which you have enrolled in a future trimester, it is your responsibility to amend the study program for the later trimester.

Year 1

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1,3 1015SCG Quantitative Reasoning  10
OR
Tri 1 1201SCG Linear Algebra  10
Tri 1 1037ENV Understanding Australian Cities  10
OR
Tri 1 5903LHS Language and Communication for Sciences (see Note 1) 10
Tri 1 1027ENV Introductory Planning Studio  20
Tri 2 1044SCG Earth Systems  10
OR
Tri 2 5903LHS Language and Communication for Sciences (see Note 2) 10
Tri 2 1511ENV Environmental Planning Studio  20
Tri 2,3 1014SCG Statistics  10

Note 1: Students completing 5903LHS in place of 1037ENV are required to complete 1037ENV in Year 2 in place of a Listed elective.

Note 2: Students completing 5903LHS in place of 1044SCG are required to complete 1044SCG in Year 2 in place of a Listed elective.

Year 2

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 1021SCG Chemistry 1A  10
Tri 1,3 1041SCG Biological Systems  10
Tri 1 1037ENV Understanding Australian Cities (see Note 1) 10
OR
Tri 2 1044SCG Earth Systems (see Note 1) 10
OR
Tri 1,2   Listed elective  10
Tri 1 1043SCG Introduction to Environmental Sustainability  10
Tri 2 1042SCG Genetics and Evolutionary Biology  10
OR
Tri 2 1022SCG Chemistry 1B (see Note 2) 10
Tri 2 2056ENV Urban Analysis and Planning Studio  20
Tri 2 1001EHR Work and Employability (2018 only) 10
OR
Tri 2 1444ENV Global Environmental Challenges  10

Note 1: Students required to complete 5903LHS in Year 1 must complete 1037ENV or 1044SCG.

Note 2: Students completing the Geography major will complete 1022SCG, all other students will complete 1042SCG.

Year 3

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2067ENV Development Processes Studio  20
Tri 1   Science major course  20
Tri 2 3306ENV Environmental Management  10
Tri 2 2281ENV Economics and the Environment  10
Tri 2   Science major course  20

Year 4

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 4047ENV Public Involvement and Community Development  10
Tri 1 4037ENV Transport Planning  10
Tri 1 2107ENV Introduction to Geographic Information Systems  10
Tri 1   Science major course  10
Tri 2 5020LAW Urban Planning Law  10
Tri 2 3512ENV Natural Resource Planning Studio  20
Tri 2   Science major course  10

Year 5

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 3097ENV Strategic Planning Studio (capstone course) 20
Tri 1 2991SCG Professional Practice in Science  10
Tri 1 4118ENV Policymaking and Climate Change  10
Tri 2 3992SCG Science Capstone (capstone course) 20
OR
Tri 2 3892ENV Environmental Capstone  20
OR
Tri 2 3900ESC Work Integrated Learning Placement  20
Tri 2 4017ENV Planning Practicum 20  20

You must select 40 credit points from the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2071ENV Soils and Geomorphology  10
Tri 1 2416ENV Environmental Anthropology  10
Tri 2 2209ENV Environmental Chemistry  10
Tri 2 2221ENV Environmental Politics and Policy  10
Tri 2 2304ENV Rivers and Catchments  10

You must complete 20 credit points from the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 3431ENV Water Pollution Chemistry  10
Tri 1 3307ENV Environmental and Social Futures  10
Tri 2 3441ENV Land Degradation and Catchment Management  10

You must complete the following courses:

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2291ENV Applied Data Science  10
Tri 1 2261ENV Plant Diversity  10
Tri 2 2251ENV Animal Diversity  10
Tri 2 2603ENV Ecology  10
Tri 1 3241ENV Quantitative Ecology  10
Tri 1 3308ENV Emerging Topics in Conservation  10

Trimester Course code Course title CP
Tri 1 2291ENV Applied Data Science  10
Tri 2 2305ENV Marine Megafauna: Sentinels of the Sea  10
Tri 1 2416ENV Environmental Anthropology  10
Tri 2 2221ENV Environmental Politics and Policy  10
Tri 1 2303ENV Zoology (Gold Coast) 10
OR
Tri 2 2251ENV Animal Diversity (Nathan) 10
Tri 1 2261ENV Plant Diversity (Nathan) 10
OR
Tri 2 2702ENV Botany  10
Tri 1 2315ENV Urban Ecology and Biodiversity  10
Tri 2 2603ENV Ecology (Gold Coast) 10
OR
Tri 2 2051ENV Ecology (Nathan) 10
Tri 2 2281ENV Economics and the Environment  10
Tri 2 2414ENV Urban Environmental Systems  10
Tri 2,3 2212ENV Ecotox and Impact Assessment  10