Master of Urban and Regional Planning

Study Discipline: Environmental Science
Study Programme Details
City: Brisbane
Country: Australia
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Prepare for a rewarding career in urban and regional planning with our Master of Urban and Regional Planning program, meticulously crafted in collaboration with industry experts to equip you with a perfect blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills. Whether you’re a recent graduate or an established planning professional, our program caters to individuals from diverse backgrounds, providing a comprehensive education tailored to meet the demands of the modern world.


Throughout two years of full-time (or part-time equivalent) studies, you’ll have the opportunity to choose from a selection of over 20 courses, delving deep into advanced strategies for enhancing both built and natural environments. Addressing contemporary challenges facing cities, you’ll explore innovative solutions and anticipate the evolving needs of future generations.

Courses encompass a wide range of topics, from legislative frameworks controlling land use to community engagement in planning processes. Additionally, you can further develop your problem-solving skills through practical experiences such as the Planning Practicum course or the Understanding Development Complexities course, offering valuable insights into poverty alleviation and governance structures.

Graduates of our program are highly sought after by employers for their ability to make sustainable decisions, ensuring positive environmental, social, and economic impacts. With a myriad of opportunities in both public and private sectors, you’ll be well-positioned for a successful career in urban and regional planning.

Admission Requirements

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree or above in any discipline, except qualifications accredited by the Planning Institute of Australia.
  • Achieve a grade point average (GPA) of 4.5 or above on a 7-point scale in the previous qualification.
  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6.
  • TOEFL iBT (including Paper Edition) – Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21, and speaking 19.
  • PTE Academic – Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub-bands.
  • BE – A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills.
  • CES – Overall 176 and 169 in all sub-bands.
  • OET is not accepted.
  • Strategic Planning: Theory & Practice
  • Climate Change & Environmental Management
  • Community Planning & Participation
  • Applied Demography
  • Transport Planning
  • Planning Practicum

Annual fee:

  • International:AUD $44,960
  • Domestic:$8,948

Future Career Outcomes

Discover real-world success stories of alumni who have made significant contributions to the field of urban and regional planning. Gain insights into industry demands and witness how our program aligns seamlessly with them, emphasizing the development of essential skills vital for thriving in today’s competitive job market.

Visa Requirements:

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