Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Bachelor of Urban Development (Honours)

Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00213J

This program prepares you for a career in your chosen built environment discipline and the capacity to contribute to a better built environment. The Construction Management major provides the skills to become well-educated industry professionals within the construction, development and associated industries The Quantity Surveying and Cost Engineering major provides the skills to become well-educated industry professionals within the construction, resources and associated industries. The Urban and Regional Planning major provides knowledge and expertise in design and administration of plans and policies at different scales to manage the use of land and natural resources to meet future human needs in a sustainable way. Each major is designed to deliver an adaptable, innovative and work-ready graduate able to apply sound judgement and expertise in practice in their chosen field.


  • The degree requires completion of 384 credit points consisting of core urban development units, major discipline units and complementary studies, and is normally completed in 4 years of full-time study or the equivalent part-time study. There is opportunity to undertake complementary studies (second major or minors) in: related disciplines - in Urban Development and Property Economics
  • or to select from other disciplines. All students must undertake a professional work placement as part of the Faculty's Work Integrated Learning core unit. The Bachelor of Urban Development (Honours) is located at Level 8 of the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).


  • Construction management
  • Quantity surveying and Cost engineering
  • Urban and regional planning

Standard entry requirements

  • Year 12 or equivalent
  • Assumed knowledge: English (4,SA) and Maths A, B or C (4,SA)


Depending on major: Australian Institute of Building; Australian Institute of Building Surveyors; Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors; Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia; Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors; Property Institute of Australia.

Study pathways

Students wishing to graduate with a Bachelor of Urban Development (Quantity Surveying and Cost Engineering) (Honours) will be initially enrolled in the Bachelor of Urban Development (Construction Management) (Honours) but will be directed to take suitable units to graduate with a Quantity Surveying and Cost Engineering primary major.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gardens Point International: $136,500 No
  • Full-time : 4 years
  • Part-time : 8 years

Further information

QUT offers a range of scholarships that provide real support for students. Applicants who receive an OP 1-5 or equivalent are guaranteed an offer for this course in the major offer round.

Related courses

Browse more courses
Is the information on this page correct? Request update
Enquire about this course
You must agree before submitting.

Subscribe to our newsletter

Join the conversation