Bachelor of Regional and Town Planning
The University of Queensland - St Lucia

Course outline

Assist communities, companies and governments to integrate the environmental, economic and social aspects of development, from site selection to regional considerations. Study land-use planning, urban design, transport and infrastructure planning, use and extension of information technology, heritage and conservation. Learn the principles of resource management, environmental monitoring, planning law and practice, commercial and industrial development, and policy making and implementation. Learn how to apply planning theory and develop design skills through project work. These projects will vary in complexity, from simple small-scale projects to comprehensive development schemes, often in real-life situations in conjunction with local authorities and community organisations. Work with industry, government and community partners to build professional networks. Graduates gain professional recognition through membership of the Planning Institute of Australia. For more information, visit Bachelor of Regional and Town Planning at UQ.

Admissions Criteria

For additional information about the admissions criteria for UQ and for this course, refer to UQ’s website.


English, Literature, English and Literature Extension or English as an Additional Language (Units 3 and 4, C)

Minimum Selection thresholds (ATAR/Selection Rank) for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024
ATAR/Selection Rank profile for those offered places wholly or partly on the basis of ATAR/Selection Rank for semester/trimester/term 1, 2024

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Highest Rank to receive an offer

Median Rank to receive an offer

Lowest Rank to receive an offer

ATAR/Selection Rank excluding adjustment factors




ATAR/Selection Rank including adjustment factors




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, 2024

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Career opportunities

Urban design; planning law; regional; commercial and residential development; environmental and resource management; transport and infrastructure.


Planning Institute of Australia.

Course Code
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

CSP/$9840 (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