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Bachelor of Planning
Bachelor of Planning

Bachelor of Planning

  • ID:MU610040
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

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English requirement

IELTS Overall:  6.5, Reading: 6, Writing: 6, Listening: 6, Speaking: 6


Course Information

Urban and regional planning is a profession that shapes the places where people live, work and play. Planners aim to improve the social and environmental fabric of cities by creating vibrant, healthy and equitable communities, and by facilitating sustainable transport, infrastructure and growth. How we plan our cities and regions today will profoundly affect future generations in a climate-changed world.

Innovative in its approach to understanding contemporary social, urban and environmental issues in urban and regional planning, the Bachelor of Planning focuses on recognising the social and cultural diversity of places, and the importance of cross-cultural approaches to research, plan-making and impact assessment. It will not only prepare you for a career in planning in which you have the power to shape more liveable and sustainable futures, but will also give you a distinctive edge among your peers.


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Course Requirements

  • Dharug Country: Presences, Places and People

  • The Living Environment

  • Environmental Management for a Changing World

  • Introducing Human Geography

  • Sydney and the Great Australian Dream

  • Planning Systems

  • Urban Planet: Cities and Planning in the Anthropocene

  • Introduction to Geographic Information Science

  • Theory and Methods in Human Geography

  • Environment and Society

  • Geography and Planning Field School

  • Urban Dynamics: Population, Housing and Regeneration

  • Planning and Development

  • Applied GIS

  • Environmental Justice in the Anthropocene

  • Tourism and Heritage

  • Urban Economies

  • Urban Strategic Planning

  • Thinking Space

  • Social Impact Assessment

  • Planning Experience

  • Environmental Planning Law

  • Credit Points

  • COMP units at 1000 level

  • ISYS units at 1000 level

  • STAT units at 1000 level

  • 20 credit points from       

  • Introducing Environmental Humanities

  • Critical Thinking

  • Economy and Society

  • Introduction to Social Science

  • 20 credit points from            

  • Development Studies: The Anthropology of International Aid

  • Climate Change, Energy and Our Future

  • Natural Hazards, Disasters and their Management

  • Earth Surface Processes

  • Australian Environmental Futures

  • Geographies of Violence: Bodies, Spaces and Power

  • Geographies of Development

  • Methods of Social Research

  • Introduction to Social Policy

  • 20 credit points from           

  • Indigenous Policy: Politics and Activism

  • Anthropology of the City

  • Anthropology and Indigenous Australia

  • Environmental Analysis Using Remote Sensing and GIS

  • Environmental Management Project

  • Asia-Pacific Development

  • The Global Politics of Food and Eating

  • Global Cities

  • Human Services in the 21st Century: Care, Gender and Institutions

  • Capstone unit

  • Planning and Design


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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • Development assessor

  • Environmental planner

  • Heritage planner

  • Housing officer

  • Local council officer

  • Placemaker or place planner

  • Policy analyst

  • Social or community planner

  • Social or environmental consultant

  • Strategic planner

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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