Bachelor of Urban Design and Planning
Duration: 2 years full-time (6 semesters); Flexible part-time study is available to domestic students only
Starting: January, May, September
This degree provides a foundation in urban design and planning for those intending to pursue a career in a variety of built environment professions involved in creating sustainable cities. It is delivered within the context of history and contemporary concerns and develops practical skills in managing development. Students gain development and property knowledge through studying the specified relevant subjects from those areas. Those seeking professional membership of the Planning Institute of Australia will need to proceed into the postgraduate planning program.
Relevant work experience is encouraged. It provides students with the opportunity to apply skills and knowledge learnt while they are studying, maximising opportunities for career progression upon completion of their studies. An Industry Placements Officer is available to assist students in sourcing work experience opportunities.
Successful graduates will achieve sound knowledge and skills in urban design and planning. The program also serves as a pathway to the Master of Urban Planning and further studies in related fields such as property, development and landscape architecture. Graduates will be equipped to take advantage of work opportunities in government and private consultancies.
A combined eight semester program comprising of the Bachelor of Urban Design and Planning plus Postgraduate Diploma in Urban Planning is accredited with the Planning Institute of Australia (to 31 December 2016).
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