La Trobe University

Graduate Certificate in Planning

La Trobe University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00115M

Advance your career in sustainable planning. Australia's population is expected to double by 2066. With rapidly expanding domestic needs, set against ever-greater global complexities, we urgently need more skilled planning professionals who can create sustainable communities for future generations. The Australian Government forecasts strong job growth for urban and regional planners, so there's never been a better time to build you skills in this critical field. If you're keen to boost your planning career, La Trobe's Graduate Certificate in Planning is the perfect place to gain the latest knowledge in how to create sustainable towns, cities and regions. Advance you career in this fast-growing industry as you learn about the big issues in planning. You'll build the skills, knowledge and confidence to navigate complex regulatory frameworks at local, state and federal government levels.


To qualify for the award of Graduate Certificate in Planning, students must complete 60 credit points as follows: 15 credit points of core-choice subjects and successful completion of 45 credit points of elective subjects chosen from the Predefined Elective List

Standard entry requirements

  • Postgraduate: Prerequisites - Undergraduate requirements - Successful completion of an Australian bachelor degree (or equivalent).
  • Note: This course may be subject to alternative or extra entry requirements depending on your life circumstances and/or work experience. For the complete entry requirements, please search for your course on the La Trobe website:

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