Master On Campus

Urbanism (Urban and Regional Planning)

University of Sydney

24 months
41000 AUD/year
8021 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Urbanism (Urban and Regional Planning) from University of Sydney will differentiate you as a highly qualified graduate who is eligible, subject to professional experience requirements, for corporate membership of the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA). 


Urbanism (Urban and Regional Planning) from University of Sydney aims to introduce you to contemporary planning theories and debates while instilling professional expertise in key areas of planning practice. Developed in consultation with industry and the Planning Institute of Australia, the study of Urbanism is a pathway to specialisation as a professional urban planner, urban designer, heritage architect or consultant.


The Urbanism (Urban & Regional Planning) Program provides the required knowledge and skills for professional planning practice within Australia. Graduates follow careers in a wide range of areas, including urban development; strategic and metropolitan planning; environmental planning and assessment; land-use, transportation and infrastructure planning; planning for housing, health, educational and recreational facilities; community and regional development; and statutory planning. Planners work in a variety of roles, including policy analysis and implementation, consultation and public participation, besides preparing and administering planning instruments. Both the private and public sectors provide extensive career opportunities. Planners are employed by international organisations, all levels of government in Australia, and by a wide range of agencies. Private sector employment is primarily with developers and consultants. There are presently many career opportunities throughout Australia and overseas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Dialogue, Deliberation and Engagement 
  • Integrated Urbanism Studio
  • Land Use and Infrastructure Planning 
  • New Design in Old Settings 
  • Planning Principles, Systems and Practice 
  • Strategic Planning and Design 
  • Urban Data and Science of Cities 
  • Urban Ecology, Design and Planning 
  • Urban Form and Design 
  • Urban Report 
  • Dialogue, Deliberation and Engagement 
  • Economics for the Built Environment 
  • GIS Based Planning Policy and Analysis 
  • History and Theory of Planning and Design

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines


96 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 082898G
  • A successful applicant for admission to the Master of Urbanism (Urban and Regional Planning) will hold a bachelor's degree design, human geography or related field with a credit average.
  • English language results
  • Academic transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    41000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 41000 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    8021 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8021 AUD per year during 24 months.


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