What will I learn?
The Master of Urban and Environmental Planning is Australia's only postgraduate program that equips you with the qualifications to work as a traditional town planner as well as an environmental professional.
Taught by leading Australian and international academics in urban and regional planning, environmental planning, transport planning, social and cultural planning, and tourism planning, the programs cover the theoretical knowledge and practical skills planners need to deal effectively with contemporary planning and development challenges.
My career opportunities
This program meets the accreditation requirements of the Planning Institute of Australia. The program equips students with the knowledge and skills needed to respond to emerging planning and development challenges. It sharpens students' ability to evaluate, analyse and create innovative solutions, and communicate them effectively. Students are readied for employment in government, the private sector and non-governmental organisations in areas that include planning and urban policy, development preparation and assessment, transport and local area planning, and regional and strategic planning.
Which department am I in? Griffith School of Environment
Applicants must hold any Bachelor degree from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing) with a minimum GPA 4.0 (using a 7.0 scale). English Language Requirements accepted: A minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0; an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19); a minimum score of 575 on TOEFL; or no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only);or Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): Minimum grade of C on the or a Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): Minimum grade of C on the or Pearson Test of English (Academic): Overall score of 58 with no score less than 50.
To be eligible for admission to the Master of Urban and Environmental Planning, a student must:
hold a Bachelor degree from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing). Planning related Bachelor degrees will be assessed by the Program Director to determine whether the degree is appropriate for admission. Students with a Planning related Bachelor degree may be eligible for up to 40 credit points of credit.
OR hold a Griffith Graduate Certificate in Urban and Environmental Planning with a minimum GPA of 4.5. These students will be eligible for 40 credit points of advanced standing.
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 score of 575 on TOEFL
OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only)
OR a minimum grade of C on the Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)
OR a minimum grade of C on the Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)
OR an overall score of 58 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with no score less than 50.
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Griffith College
A$31,500.00 (US$ 24,639) per year
26 February 2018, 9 July 2018
Nathan Campus 170 Kessels Road, NATHAN, Queensland, 4111, BRISBANE, Australia