Master of Urban and Environmental Planning

Griffith University

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

The Master of Urban and Environmental Planning is Australia's only postgraduate program that equips you with the qualifications to work as a traditional town planner as well as an environmental professional. Taught by leading Australian and international academics in urban and regional planning, environmental planning, transport planning, social and cultural planning, and tourism planning, the programs cover the theoretical knowledge and practical skills planners need to deal effectively with contemporary planning and development challenges.


  • Advanced Development Processes Studio
  • Advanced Environmental Planning Studio
  • Advanced Natural Resource Planning Studio
  • Advanced Planning and Environmental Law
  • Advanced Strategic Planning Studio
  • Advanced Urban Analysis and Planning Studio
  • Advanced Urban Planning Law
  • Development and Indigenous People
  • Dissertation
  • Environmental Assessment
  • Environmental Economics
  • Environmental Management
  • Environmental Pollution
  • Environmental Systems and Climate Change
  • Exploring the Literature
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Listed electives and/or Free-choice electives
  • Media, Power and Decision-making
  • Planning Practice and Law
  • Planning Theory and Practice
  • Planning Theory and Processes
  • Policymaking and Planning for Climate Change
  • Public Involvement and Community Development
  • Research Design and Methods
  • Research Design and Planning
  • Research Methods for Social Science
  • Research Proposal for Dissertation
  • Transport Planning
  • Work Integrated Learning

Standard entry requirements

Any Bachelor degree or higherGriffith Graduate Certificate in Urban and Environmental Planning (4.5 GPA)


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
Nathan Campus International: $60,750 No
  • Full-time : 1.5 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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