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 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
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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