Griffith University

Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning (Honours)

Griffith University

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

The Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning (Honours) program is designed to allow eligible student the opportunity to complete an independent research project under the supervision of an academic staff member. The honours course will include additional course work including advanced research strategies and methods. Honours students will complete the same course requirements as Pass degree students including a modified version of the off campus placement course.The Honours program is a critical element for students seeking a direct pathway into research, academia and employment in many consulting and government organisations who prioritise the employment of honours graduates.


  • Conservatorium Ensemble Studies
  • Development Processes Studio
  • Earth Systems
  • Economics and the Environment
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Planning Studio
  • Honours Dissertation
  • 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
  • Project Proposal for Honours
  • Public Involvement and Community Development
  • Strategic Planning Studio
  • Transport Planning
  • Understanding Australian Cities
  • Urban Analysis and Planning Studio
  • Urban Ecology and Biodiversity
  • Urban Planning Law
  • Work and Employability

Standard entry requirements

Year 1, 2 and 3 of Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning with 5.5 GPA for Years 2 and 3


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 pathways

Students completing their degree with Honours are eligible to proceed to a Higher Degree by Research (<abbr title="Master of Philosophy MPhil</abbr> or <abbr title="Doctor of Philosophy PhD</abbr>).

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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