Bachelor of Urban Planning (Honours)

Griffith University

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

In this degree, you'll learn how to manage the social and spatial conditions of urban life, helping to create a more sustainable future. With a strong focus on practical, hands-on teaching, you'll learn state-of-the-art drawing studios and work on real industry projects. You'll be taught by academics who have a strong footing in the industry and have the opportunity to network and connect with industry professionals throughout your degree. What's more, you'll get the chance to undertake an industry placement, allowing you to put your skills into practice and make valuable industry contacts before you graduate. In your final year you will complete an independent research project under the supervision of an academic staff member. 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.


  • Aboriginal Political Histories
  • Design Studio 1 Bodies in Space and Place
  • Designer Languages
  • Development Processes Studio
  • Diversity and Culture in Tourism
  • Environmental Planning Studio
  • Event Management Principles
  • Facility and Venue Management
  • Honours Dissertation
  • Intro to Digital and Spatial Analysis
  • Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
  • Introduction to Transport Planning and Engineering
  • Language and Communication for Sciences
  • Listed electives and/or Free-choice electives
  • Planning Practicum 20
  • Planning Theory and Practice
  • Policymaking and Planning for Climate Change
  • Project Management Principles
  • Project Proposal for Honours
  • Property Development Process
  • Public Involvement and Community Development
  • Real Estate and Property Development Law
  • Real Estate and Property Development Principles
  • Real Estate Finance
  • Strata Communities and Management
  • Strategic Planning Studio
  • Sustainable Built Environment Principles
  • Sustainable Tourism Practices and Impacts
  • The Government Business Nexus: Intervening, Lobbying and Responding
  • Tourism Futures
  • Tourism Impact Assessment
  • Understanding Australian Cities
  • Urban Modelling and Spatial Analytics
  • Urban Planning Law

Standard entry requirements



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: $138,000 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
Nathan Campus International: $138,000 No
  • Full-time : 4 years

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