Bachelor of Urban Design and Town Planning (Honours)
UniSC - University of the Sunshine Coast - Sunshine Coast

Course outline

A career in urban design and town planning enables you to plan and design good places for people to live, work and play. Learn how to manage urban growth and plan for sustainable development, infrastructure and services. This program is shaped by industry – our teaching and research academics are well-known among planning professionals and give you an edge to your urban design and planning career. This is not just a planning degree. Add value to your qualification and choose a specialisation such as environmental management or geospatial analysis. You’ll get hands-on experience through practical projects each year and a five-week full-time placement in your final year of study. This degree is accredited by the Planning Institute of Australia. For more information, visit Bachelor of Urban Design and Town Planning (Honours) at UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast.

Other requirements

The Inherent Academic Requirements of a program are those fundamental skills, capabilities and knowledge that students must be able to demonstrate in order to achieve the essential learning outcomes of the program, while maintaining the academic integrity of that program. For information, visit Inherent Academic Requirements on the UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast website.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast and for this course, refer to UniSC – University of the Sunshine Coast’s website.

Prerequisites

Completion of Year 12 or attained age 17 years

Recommended study
English
Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

For more information about the ATAR/Selection Rank profile, please visit ATAR/Selection Rank profile explained.

Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors

83.90

72.40

66.60

ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors

86.90

75.00

71.35

Excluding: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made, excluding adjustment factors.
Including: The lowest ATAR/Selection Rank to which an offer was made including any adjustment factors that may have been applied.

Student Profile by Applicant background for semester/trimester/term 1, 2022

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Higher education study

Vocational Education and Training (VET) study

Work and life experience

Recent secondary education

Recent secondary education admitted solely on the basis of ATAR/Rank

Admitted where both ATAR/Rank and additional criteria were considered

Admitted on the basis of other criteria only and ATAR/Rank was not a factor

International students

All students

Number of students

N/P#

<5*

0

<5*

0

10

0

19

Percentage of all students

N/P#

<5*

0.0%

<5*

0.0%

52.6%

0.0%

100%

Notes

* “<5" – the number of students is less than 5
# N/P – Not published: the number is hidden to prevent calculation of numbers in cells with less than 5 students

Career opportunities

Strategic planning and policy, urban designer, place maker, planning consultancy, community development, development assessment, land/infrastructure development, social planner, transport planner, property development.

Membership

Planning Institute of Australia, after two years of professional practice.

Course Code
011091
Start Date

Offer rounds
,
Fee
CSP/$11320 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree
Study Area
Built Environment and Design
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

4 years Full time or 8 years Part time

Location
Sunshine Coast