James Cook University JCU

Bachelor of Planning

James Cook University JCU

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00117J

Design and create sustainable, future-proof cities, towns and urban areas with a degree accredited by the Planning Institute of Australia. Gain an understanding of what makes towns, cities, roads and public spaces functional and healthy. You’ll develop the creative ability to plan, design and lead projects that improve physical communities in metropolitan, regional and rural areas.


96 credit points as per course structure


  • Planning

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Recommended Knowledge: English (Units 3/4,C).


Planning Institute of Australia (PIA)

Study pathways

Honours is offered to students who meet the stated criteria, available on a full or part-time basis.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
JCU Cairns International: $139,840
  • ATAR: 63
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 4 years
JCU Townsville International: $139,840
  • ATAR: 63
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

Further information

Some attendance in block mode subjects is required at Townsville only and some subjects require attendance at face-to-face classes in Cairns. Students must attend classes at another campus at their own expense. International student visa-holders must not enrol in more than a third of the total credit points for the course in online, distance or external study.

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