Graduate Certificate in Urban and Environmental Planning

Program code

3216

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

0.5 year full-time

Credit points

40

Indicative fee

$12,500.00* per year (more)
* 2019 indicative annual fee

Admission requirements

  • Any Bachelor degree or higher
  • Relevant work experience

    (more)

Offered in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Next start date

Trimester 1, 2020 (more)

Applications close

Friday, 31 January 2020

Why choose this program?

This program addresses planning issues that are central to contemporary planning practice. It broadens and deepens your professional understanding of both practical and theoretical responses to planning challenges in areas that include environmental, development, land use, transport, policy and strategic planning. The program is suitable for para-professionals in planning and allied fields.

Related programs

Code Program title Campus Intake
3216 Graduate Certificate in Urban and Environmental Planning (this program) Nathan Trimester 1 and Trimester 2
5576 Master of Urban and Environmental Planning Nathan Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Note: Progression through this program suite is dependent upon satisfying admission requirements.

Attendance information

Students commencing the Graduate Certificate in Trimester 2 in 2016 (or Trimester 2 from 2017) are able to complete the program on a full-time or a part-time basis. Students commencing in Trimester 1 in 2016 (or Trimester 1 from 2017) can only complete this program on a part-time basis.

Student Income Support

To be classed as a full-time student, you are required to enrol in a minimum number of credit points each standard study period. The minimum credit points for full-time enrolment in this program is 30 credit points.

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2 are deemed standard study periods. As Trimester 3 is a non-standard study period, continuing students moving from one year to the next will not be required to study during this trimester to be eligible for student income support.

Domestic students who commence in Trimester 3 may be eligible for student income support from the onset of study provided they are enrolled full-time in this study period.

Please refer to the Australian Government website for more details.

My career opportunities

You will be equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to respond to emerging planning and development challenges. You'll sharpen your ability to evaluate, analyse and create innovative solutions, and communicate them effectively. Graduates build careers in government, the private sector and non-governmental organisations in areas that include planning and urban policy, development preparation and assessment, transport and local area planning, and regional and strategic planning.

Pathways to further study

The Graduate Certificate in Urban and Environmental Planning provides a pathway to the Master of Urban and Environmental Planning (5576).

Fee-paying postgraduate (domestic) students

Indicative annual tuition fee

The indicative annual tuition fee is calculated based on a standard full-time study load which is usually 80 credit points.

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.

Tuition fees
  • A fee-paying postgraduate student pays tuition fees.
  • Students are liable for tuition fees for the courses they are enrolled in as at the census date.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program prior to 2014 is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student commenced the program.
  • The tuition fee for students who commence their program from 2014 onwards is charged according to the approved program fee for the trimester in which the student is enrolled.

Program fees for the Graduate Certificate in Urban and Environmental Planning (3216)

Year of study Fee category/Band Fee per CP Tuition fee 40cp
2019 Fee Band 25.0 $312.50 $12,500.00
Tuition fees for your degree program
Changing programs

If a postgraduate student changes to a different program they will be subject to the approved program fee for the trimester in which they are enrolled.

Further information