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Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning (Honours)
Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning (Honours)

Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning (Honours)

  • ID:GU610004
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$32,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$32,000.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$609.00
Estimated Total/program:
$44,609.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

The University's Bachelor Honours Degree (AQF Level 8) Policy will apply.

To be eligible for admission to the Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning (Honours), the following requirements must be met:

  • A minimum overall GPA of 5.5 for the courses listed in Years 2 and 3 of the Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning (1086) or Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning (1279).

  • Completion of 4029ENV Project Proposal for Honours, a mandatory course for the Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning (Honours) (1432).

English Requirements

English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows:

  • A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0

  • OR a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL

  • OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19)

  • OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)

  • OR a minimum overall score of 176 (no score less than 169) on C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) or C2 Proficiency (formerly Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English)

  • OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.

English test results must be no more than two years old

 

Course Information

The Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning (Honours) program is designed to allow eligible student the opportunity to complete an independent research project under the supervision of an academic staff member. The honours course will include additional course work including advanced research strategies and methods. Honours students will complete the same course requirements as Pass degree students including a modified version of the off campus placement course.

The Honours program is a critical element for students seeking a direct pathway into research, academia and employment in many consulting and government organisations who prioritise the employment of honours graduates.

CRICOS CODE:090582E

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Year 1

You must complete the following courses:

Learning Period, Course

  • Tri 1, Understanding Australian Cities - 1037ENV

  • Tri 1, Introduction to Environmental Sustainability - 1043SCG

  • Tri 1, Introductory Planning Studio - 1027ENV

  • Tri 2, Environmental Planning Studio - 1511ENV

  • Tri 2, Earth Systems - 1044SCG

  • Tri 2, Environmental Politics and Policy - 2221ENV (not offered in 2021)

  • Tri 2, Environmental and Energy Economics - 2313AFE

  • Tri 1,3, Government-Business Relations - 2004GIR

Year 2

You must complete the following courses:

Learning Period, Course

  • Tri 1, Urban Ecology and Biodiversity - 2315ENV

  • Tri 1, Development Processes Studio - 2067ENV

  • Tri 1, Introduction to Geographic Information Systems - 2107ENV

  • Tri 2, Economics and the Environment - 2281ENV

  • Tri 2, Urban Analysis and Planning Studio - 2056ENV

  • Tri 2, Planning Theory and Practice - 1022ESC (not offered in 2020)

Year 3

You must complete the following courses:

Learning Period, Course

  • Tri 1, Strategic Planning Studio - 3097ENV (Studio Capstone)

  • Tri 1, Public Involvement and Community Development - 4047ENV

  • Tri 1, Listed elective

  • Tri 2, Urban Planning Law - 5020LAW

  • Tri 2, Project Proposal for Honours - 4029ENV

  • Tri 2, Aboriginal Political Histories - 2034LHS

  • Tri 2, Listed elective

Year 4

You must complete the following courses:

Learning Period, Course

  • Tri 1, Planning Practicum 20 - 4017ENV (Program capstone)

  • Tri 1, Honours Dissertation - 4030ENV_P1

  • Tri 1, Honours Dissertation - 4030ENV_P2

  • Tri 2, Environmental Management - 3306ENV

  • Tri 2, Honours Dissertation - 4030ENV_P3

  • Tri 2, Transport Planning - 4037ENV

  • Tri 2, Listed elective

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Pre Courses

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

As an Honours graduate you will have the same career opportunities as a Pass degree graduate plus the evidence that you have been successful in completing an independent major research undertaking with limited supervision.

In addition, students seeking a direct pathway into a career in research or academia will be seriously advantaged with an Honours degree qualification, in fact it is a normal prerequisite for undertaking a higher degree by research. You should also be aware that many consulting and government organisations prioritise the employment of honours graduates.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 609 ($) AUD per year

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