Master of Urban and Environmental Planning

Program code

5576

Available at

Nathan

Gold Coast

Mount Gravatt

Logan

South Bank

Online

Offshore

Other

Duration

1.5 to 2 years full-time
4 years part-time

Credit points

160

Indicative fee

$9,359.00* per year (more)
* 2019 indicative annual CSP fee

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Admission requirements

  • Any Bachelor degree or higher
  • Griffith Graduate Certificate in Urban and Environmental Planning (4.5 GPA)

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Offered in

Trimester 1 and Trimester 2

Next start date

Trimester 1, 2019 (more)

Applications close

Thursday, 31 January 2019

Why choose this program?

The Master of Urban and Environmental Planning is Australia's only postgraduate program that equips you with the qualifications to work as a traditional town planner as well as an environmental professional.

Taught by leading Australian and international academics in urban and regional planning, environmental planning, transport planning, social and cultural planning, and tourism planning, the programs cover the theoretical knowledge and practical skills planners need to deal effectively with contemporary planning and development challenges.

Related programs

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

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

Attendance information

Student Income Support

From 2017, 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

This program equips students with the knowledge and skills needed to respond to emerging planning and development challenges. It sharpens students' ability to evaluate, analyse and create innovative solutions, and communicate them effectively. Students are readied for employment 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.

Program accreditation

The Master of Urban and Environmental Planning is accredited by the Planning Institute of Australia.

Commonwealth supported students

  • The fee is indicative of an annual full-time load (80 credit points) in a program categorized to one of the Australian Government's three broad discipline areas (student contribution bands). A student's actual annual fee may vary in accordance with his or her choice of majors and electives. The Australian Government sets student contribution amounts on an annual basis.
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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 (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.

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.
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Program fees for the Master of Urban and Environmental Planning (5576)

Year of study Fee category/Band Fee per CP Tuition fee 80cp
2019 Fee Band 25.0 $312.50 $25,000.00
2018 Fee Band 24.0 $300.00 $24,000.00
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

Additional fee information

This postgraduate program has Commonwealth Supported Places. If you are eligible, the Australian Government will contribute to the cost of this program but you will also be required to make a contribution.

Quotas are applied for admission to the Commonwealth Supported Places. Where demand exceeds the number of available places and all places have been filled for the current admission period, applicants who meet minimum program entry requirements may be eligible for a Fee-Paying Postgraduate place if such places are available.

This program has been approved by the Australian Government for student income support (for example, Youth Allowance and Austudy). Students should contact Centrelink for more information about their eligibility for student income support payments.