In this degree, you’ll learn how to manage the social and spatial conditions of urban life, helping to create a more sustainable future. You’ll be prepared to tackle issues such as climate change, regional growth management and transport planning, and gain an in-depth knowledge of environmental management, sustainable development, spatial analysis and urban modelling. Through your studies, you can focus on the environment with this degree, or opt to specialise in transport under our new majors. You’ll be able to apply the principles you have learnt in the project-based studio courses. You’ll be taught by academics who have a strong footing in the industry and have the opportunity to network and connect with industry professionals throughout your degree. What’s more, you’ll get the chance to undertake an industry placement, allowing you to put your skills into practice and make valuable industry contacts before you graduate. In your final year you will complete an independent research project under the supervision of an academic staff member. The Honours program is a critical element for students seeking a direct pathway into research, academia and employment in many consulting and government organisations that prioritise the employment of honours graduates. For more course information, visit Bachelor of Urban Planning (Honours) at GU.
Environmental planning; transport planning.
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Any General or Applied English subject (Units 3 and 4, C)
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Urban planner; strategic planner; land development designer; environmental planner or traffic and transport; work on implementing proposals for new housing estates, tourism complexes, transport networks, shopping centres, commercial projects; or prepare regional or strategic plans for communities.
The Bachelor of Urban Planning (Honours) is accredited by the Planning Institute of Australia.
11 Jan 2024
6 Jun 2024
4 years Full time or 8 years Part time