- Bond University - Institute of Sustainable Development and Architecture
- Bachelor Degree
- Enrolment Date(s):
- January, May, September
- 2 Years - 6 Semesters
This degree provides a foundation in urban design and planning for those intending to pursue a career in a variety of built environment professions involved in creating sustainable cities. It is delivered within the context of history and contemporary concerns and develops practical skills in managing development. Students gain development and property knowledge through studying the specified relevant subjects from those areas. Those seeking professional membership of the Planning Institute of Australia will need to proceed into the postgraduate planning program.
Work Experience and Internships
Internships and work placements are encouraged. They provide students with the opportunity to apply skills and knowledge learnt while studying and maximise opportunities for career progression after they complete their studies. An Industry Placements Officer assists students in sourcing work experience and internship opportunities.
Successful graduates will achieve sound knowledge and skills in urban design and planning. The program also serves as a pathway to the Master of Urban Planning and further studies in related fields such as property, development and landscape architecture. Graduates will be equipped to take advantage of work opportunities in government and private consultancies.
A combined eight semester program comprising of the Bachelor of Urban Design and Planning and eight subjects from the Master of Urban Planning is accredited with the Planning Institute of Australia.
Australian residents living in Queensland
Please lodge your application through the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre.
Australian residents living outside Queensland
Please contact your nearest Bond University Admissions Manager to arrange a personal interview and lodge a Direct Entry Application Form for Undergraduate Study with the Bond University Office of Admissions, or complete the form online.
If you are an international student, you will need to apply either directly by completing a Direct Entry Application Form for Undergraduate Study (accompanied by documented proof of your English language proficiency) or through one of our in-country representatives.
Read more information on application and enrolment procedures.
Successful completion of Year 12 or equivalent. The Bond College offers a Foundation Program for students who do not currently have the required academic qualifications.
English Language Requirements
If English is not your first language, you will be required to provide documented evidence that you have achieved an IELTS score = 6.5 (no subscore less than 6.0); TOEFL score 570 (TWE 5#); [CBT 230, Essay 5.0; iBT 89 min. all sections 20, writing = 22] for direct entry. Read more detailed information on English language requirements for university study.
The Bond College offers a Foundation Program for students whose English language proficiency does not meet the levels required for direct entry, as specified above.
Credit for Prior Study
Subject credits may be awarded for previous studies. To apply for credits, you will need to submit academic transcripts including detailed course outlines/subject descriptions for each relevant subject and/or certified copies of testamurs to your Admissions Manager during your interview.