University of Adelaide

Master On Campus
24 months
37000 AUD/year
8885 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Planning program from University of Adelaide is an intensive, broad-based degree that builds knowledge and skills for the professional realm. It is accredited by the Planning Institute of Australia. 


What will you do?

By taking this Planning program from University of Adelaide you will:  

  • study urbanisation, policy, theory, practice and planning law
  • understand urban development processes in depth
  • consider resilience to natural disasters and climate change
  • explore techniques for engaging communities in planning
  • apply your learning in real-life planning simulations and an architectural design project.

Where could it take you?

You might write policy to guide long-term regional planning. You could work to protect and preserve natural and historic heritage sites. Perhaps you’ll renew declining urban areas or develop master plans for housing, transport or infrastructure.

Career Readiness

A degree in urban planning opens the door to a wide range of employment in both the public and private sectors, and is applicable in many countries. Graduates are well equipped to pursue careers in urban, regional and environmental planning.

The University of Adelaide Careers Service prepares, inspires and empowers students to achieve successful career transitions and connect with industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Urbanisation
  • Urban Design Principles
  • Engaging Communities: Techniques and Analysis
  • Environmental Planning and Governance
  • Planning Policy and Regulation
  • Planning Law
  • Development and Construction

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 062044G

  • A completed undergraduate degree from University of Adelaide (or equivalent) with a GPA of 5.0 or better (out of 7.0). Applicants who have not completed an undergraduate degree at the University of Adelaide must submit a Curriculum Vitae to the School of Architecture and Built Environment.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37000 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    8885 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8885 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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