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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus


University of Technology Sydney

6 months
745 AUD/credit 17880 AUD/full
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The Graduate Certificate in Planning from University of Technology Sydney enables professionals to change careers due to the multidisciplinary nature of the learning.   

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The Graduate Certificate in Planning from University of Technology Sydney  offers an entry pathway to the Master of Planning for students who have professional experience in planning but do not have an appropriate undergraduate qualification, or have a bachelor's degree in an unrelated field. 


Graduates are employed in strategic planning on major developments and projects, master planning with financial analysis, and the increasingly important area of sub-regional planning. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Property Development Process 
  • Planning and Environmental Law  
  • Sustainable Urban Development  
  • Urban Design  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months
  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 096458E   

  • Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.
  • Applicants must have one of the following:  a UTS recognised bachelor's degree or equivalent, or an advanced diploma in a relevant discipline, such as design, social science, property, planning, valuation, engineering or horticulture.  Applicants who do not satisfy the academic requirements may be considered on the ability to demonstrate equivalency through relevant work experience. Applicants need to provide: a CV clearly articulating relevant work experience, and a personal statement (max. 300 words) explaining their reasons to study the Graduate Certificate in Planning.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17880 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 745 AUD per credit during 6 months.
  • A small number of postgraduate courses offer government subsidised Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP).  

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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