Bachelor of Urban Planning (Honours)

University of Auckland

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate

n the Bachelor of Urban Planning (Honours) students will learn how to contribute to a positive urban future. In the first year, students will cover the history of urban planning and the factors that have shaped current thinking; an introduction to professionalism, ethics and contemporary issues; factors that influence the shape and structure of our cities; urban planning policy-making; the environmental, cultural, social and economic factors affecting urban planning practice; basic drawing and visual literacy skills to convey ideas in urban planning. Over the following three years, students will study sustainable urban development; housing issues; infrastructure provision - physical, cultural and social; maori urban planning; urban design; visual and spatial literacy; urban economics; urban environmental issues; urban planning law; general education course (in the second year).


This course consist of 480 credits studied over a period of at least four years of full-time study.


  • Urban planning

Standard entry requirements

  • NCEA Level 3
  • CIE
  • IB

Study pathways

Master of Planning (MPlan); Master of Urban Design (MUrbDes); Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
City International: $26,760 No

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