Griffith University

Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

You will develop an understanding of urban planning and environmental science issues. You will learn about planning-related issues such as land use and regional growth management, transport planning and community development. You will also learn about environmental issues of land and water management, ecology, conservation biology and pollution.In your first year, you will be introduced to key concepts and theories in urban planning and environmental sciences. From your second year onwards, you will take professional planning courses, and in fourth year you will undertake an industry placement and work with a professional planning practitioner.HonoursIn third year you have the option of transferring to an honours program and doing an honours research project, if eligible.


  • Conservatorium Ensemble Studies
  • Development Processes Studio
  • Earth Systems
  • Economics and the Environment
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Planning Studio
  • Introduction to Environmental Sustainability
  • Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  • Introductory Planning Studio
  • Language and Communication for Sciences
  • Natural Resource Planning Studio
  • Planning Practicum 20
  • Planning Theory and Practice
  • Public Involvement and Community Development
  • Research Methods for Social Science
  • Strategic Planning Studio
  • Transport Planning
  • Understanding Australian Cities
  • Urban Analysis and Planning Studio
  • Urban Ecology and Biodiversity
  • Urban Planning Law
  • Work and Employability


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $124,000 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years
Nathan Campus International: $124,000 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

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