RMIT University

Master of Urban Planning and Environment

RMIT University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00122A

Combining studies in urban planning and built environment with the social, economic, and political environment, the Master of Urban Planning and Environment equips you to shape efficient, practical, healthy, and sustainable cities.Develop skills in critical analysis and draw from diverse sources to engage in professionally-relevant projects, conduct research, and promote effective policy outcomes. Benefit from practical and experiential learning, working on urban planning problems in the field, and consulting with industry.This degree is widely supported by industry; the majority of urban planners in Victoria are RMIT alumni, and employers actively seek our urban planning and environment graduates for their unique combination of environmental science and policy skills.Upon graduation, you will be eligible for membership of the Planning Institute of Australia.This degree is offered online and face-to face. It is primarily taught through evening classes during the week, with some topics delivered through intensive full-day workshops. All core topics and some electives are also offered online in case students aren’t able to study face-to-face.


  • Urban Planning and Environment

Standard entry requirements

You must have successfully completed an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent overseas qualification) in any discipline with a minimum overall grade point average of 2.5 (out of 4.0).You may also be considered if you have significant work experience or professional practice.


Students that complete accredited planning courses will be eligible for membership of the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA). Successful completing of courses with an Environmental focus in the program is a recognised means of entry to the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand (EIANZ).

Study pathways

Students who successfully completed one of the following qualifications majoring in urban and regional planning or environmental studies will be eligible for exemptions. Students also use this program as the first step in advancing to PhD research.

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Melbourne City Domestic: $53,760
International: $72,960
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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