Bachelor of Urban Planning (Honours)/Bachelor of Science
Griffith University - Gold Coast

Course outline

This program gives you a unique opportunity to prepare for a career as an environmental scientist or as an urban planner. Upon graduating, you will be equipped to play an important role in bringing social and natural sciences together to find solutions for complex planning issues and problems. With a strong focus on practical, hands-on teaching, you’ll learn state-of-the-art drawing studios and work on real industry projects. 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. 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)/Bachelor of Science at GU.

Majors

Archaeology (Brisbane South – Nathan); geography (Gold Coast and Brisbane South – Nathan); marine biology (Gold Coast); wildlife biology (Gold Coast and Brisbane South – Nathan).

Fee notes

This an indicative only amount for first year fees. For further information refer to http://www.griffith.edu.au/students/enrolment-timetables-fees/paying-your-fees.

Admissions Criteria

For minimum age requirements please visit Institution minimum age requirements

Prerequisites

Applicants must meet the minimum age requirements for admission, see the QTAC website for details.

Additional entry requirements

Griffith VET Guarantee and the Year 12 Early Offer Guarantee apply to this program. For more information visit griffith.edu.au/guaranteed-admission.

Assumed knowledge

This program has assumed and recommended knowledge. Refer to QTAC’s Course Search.

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

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

Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2024 information is not available.

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

For more information about the Student profile, please visit Student profile explained.

Notes

As this is a new course, Semester 1, 2024 information is not available.

Career opportunities

Urban/town planner; strategic planner; regional planner; environmental planner; land development designer; traffic and transport planner; environment consultant; environmental scientist; geographer; wildlife biologist; marine biologist.

Membership

The Bachelor of Urban Planning (Honours) is accredited by the Planning Institute of Australia; Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand (depending on B Science major).

Course Code
234771
Start Date

Offer rounds

9 Jan 2025
5 Jun 2025

Fee
CSP/$8000 (1st year contribution)
Level of Qualification
Bachelor degree with honours
Study Area
Built Environment and Design, Sciences
Study Mode
Full time, Part time
Course Duration

5 years Full time or 10 years Part time

Location
Gold Coast