University of South Australia (UniSA)

Graduate Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning (DGUR)

University of South Australia (UniSA)

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00121B

enefit from our long-standing history – with more than 70 years’ experience, we’re Australia’s longest provider of planning education.Use this qualification as a pathway into the professionally accredited Master of Urban and Regional Planning.Study in a city that has developed a world class e-planning system based on a fundamental overhaul of procedures, codes and zonesGain an in-depth understanding of the professional practice of urban and regional planning.Develop advanced land use policy, urban design, spatial analysis and communication skills in a range of complex settings that can help state and local governments and the private sector to respond to the pressures of population growth and climate change.Gain skills working in a multi-disciplinary context.Be taught by world-class leaders in research – UniSA's research in urban and regional planning is ranked world class1.UniSA is an unstoppable university for unstoppable people. As one of the World’s Top Young Universities2, we’ll ensure you get the experience your future profession demands so it’ll feel like you’re studying one minute and in a career the next.

Designed for

Those contemplating a career in planning


  • Regional planning
  • Urban planning

Standard entry requirements

  • Degree or recognised equivalent qualification
  • Or Graduate Certificate in Building and Planning
  • International students who speak English as a foreign language must have obtained the required standards within the last two years.

Study pathways

The Graduate Diploma is a nested program that allows students to easily transition into the Master of Urban and Regional Planning program upon successful completion.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
City West International: $36,600 No
  • Full-time : 1 year

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