- Bond University - Institute of Sustainable Development and Architecture
- Masters Degree
- Enrolment Date(s):
- January, May, September
- 1 Year - 3 Semesters
The Master of Urban Planning provides a comprehensive foundation in the skills required to undertake the design, appraisal and management of urban and regional developments using existing and emerging contemporary fields. With this qualification, professionals from a built environment background will be able to undertake urban planning and development at a professional level.
Work Experience & 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.
Graduates of this program are eligible for professional recognition by the Planning Institute of Australia.International accreditation for this degree has also been achieved with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
Urban planners are in great demand in the public, private and community sectors in Australia and overseas. State and local government opportunities are strong in several areas including integrated transport planning, affordable housing strategy development, regional planning and various aspects of urban design. In the private sector, planning and urban design consultancies value professionals with strong analytical, place design and negotiation skills developed in the program. Extensive opportunities also exist in property development and community organisations.
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.