Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning / Bachelor of Science

Griffith University

This program gives students a unique opportunity to prepare for a career as an environmental scientist or as an urban and environmental planner. Upon graduating, students will be equipped to play an important role in bringing social and natural sciences together to find solutions for complex planning issues and problems. Combining the knowledge and skills of planning with in-depth study of core environmental areas, the program integrates all aspects of environmental sciences (natural, social and economic) with planning principles. The foundation year introduces students to basic concepts, theories and methods of planning and environmental sciences. Interdisciplinary skills in environmental problem-solving are developed along with generic skills in project management, group work, research, critical thinking, research and writing for professional practice. Years 2 to 5, students will undertake a range of planning courses and receive training in environmental science and continue the development of specific and generic skills.

Course Fee:

International: $160,000

Entry Requirements:

Year 12 or equivalent; VET Award Certificate III; Prerequisites: English (4SA); Assumed knowledge: Maths A or B (4SA); Recommended: one of Biology, Chemistry or Physics


400 credit points

Subjects you can Study:

Bachelor of Science majors: Geography; Marine biology; Wildlife biology

Study Pathways:

Upon completion of this program, students may be eligible to apply for entry to the Bachelor of Science with Honours or the Master of Urban and Environmental Planning.


The Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning / Bachelor of Science is accredited by the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA).

Accepts International Students:


Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gold Coast No info Yes Full time 5 years
Nathan No info Yes Full time 5 years
Griffith University offer more than 350 qualifications across 5 campuses in Queensland. Griffith University serves more than 40,000 students. Approximately half of Griffith students study full-time and on-campus.

Provider CRICOS: 00233E

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