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Bachelor of Regional and Urban Planning (Honours)

Southern Cross University

Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:Urban and Land Use Planners


The Bachelor of Regional and Urban Planning (Honours) provides graduates with the environmental, engineering, legal, economic, social and urban design skills required to work as planners throughout Australia and internationally.

Students develop the capacity to produce and critique environmental, economic, social, transport and urban design plans, utilise relevant acts and case law, implement planning regulations and policies, analyse data, assess social and environmental impacts, identify and resolve planning problems, communicate in written, oral and graphical form and resolve planning conflicts. Graduate planners will have the knowledge and skills to design, allocate and manage land use, implement suitable governance, interpret planning law, implement and administer plans. The distinctive features of this course include engineering, sociology, environmental science and law units, and a focus on sustainable regional and rural communities.


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    Canada High School OSSD: 50.
    Application Notes : Confirm you meet the entry requirements including English language and academic entry and any specific pre-requisites.

    Southern Cross University accepts applications directly through the International Application for Admissions form or via our online application services.

    Additional information on how to apply is available at SCU International. Please note applicants from some countries need to go through an Education Agent. Visit for more information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 11, 2016