Bachelor of City Planning (Honours)

UNSW Sydney

Planning is an exciting, varied and progressive profession which plays a pivotal role in decisions shaping the future of our cities and regions.This degree will help you develop the skills and knowledge needed to play an influential role at the heart of contemporary challenges facing our natural and built environments, whether addressing sustainability and climate change issues, transport and infrastructure provision, facilitating urban renewal, or tackling social inequality and exclusion.

Course Fee:

International: $180,380

Entry Requirements:

Entry to this degree is based on your Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) or an equivalent rank calculated from the following: NSW HSC and Interstate Year 12 Qualifications; International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB); GCE A-Levels; New Zealand NCEA Level 3; Overseas secondary qualifications considered equivalent to Australian studies; Post secondary or tertiary studies such as completed TAFE diplomas and other university study; University preparation programs.


The Bachelor of City Planning (Honours) is a 4 year program consisting of 28 courses, a Practice Year and 1 thesis (192 Units Of Credit/UOC).

Subjects you can Study:

Urban society, theory, history; City economics and development; Environment and sustainability; City building, infrastructure and transport; Strategic spatial planning; Planning law and administration; Planning research and analysis; Urban management and development assessment; Professionalism, ethics and practice; Urban design and plan making; Communication, engagement and participation.

Further information:

Strategic Planner, Environmental Planner, Land use Planner, Urban Policy and Research, Urban Consultant, Development Assessment Planner, Specialist in Planning Law (City Planning(Hons/ Laws degree)


The Planning Institute of Australia (PIA)

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Urban and Regional Planner,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Kensington 73.8 No Full time 4 years
The University of New South Wales is ranked among the top 50 universities in the world and is a founding member of the prestigious Group of Eight - a coalition of Australia's leading research intensive universities. par par The main campus is located in Kensington, seven kilometres from Sydney CBD and a short walk from Coogee Beach. Other campuses are UNSW Art and Design in the suburb of Paddington and UNSW Canberra at ADFA.

Provider CRICOS: 00098G

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