18 months
37000 AUD/year
10500 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


The Master of Urban and Environmental Planning offered by Griffith University is Australia's only postgraduate program that equips you with the qualifications to work as a traditional town planner as well as an environmental professional. 

Visit the official programme website for more information


Taught by leading Australian and international academics in urban and regional planning, environmental planning, transport planning, social and cultural planning, and tourism planning, the Urban and Environmental Planning program offered by Griffith University  cover the theoretical knowledge and practical skills planners need to deal effectively with contemporary planning and development challenges.

Career opportunities 

This program equips students with the knowledge and skills needed to respond to emerging planning and development challenges. 

It sharpens students' ability to evaluate, analyse and create innovative solutions, and communicate them effectively. 

Students are readied for employment in government, the private sector and non-governmental organisations in areas that include planning and urban policy, development preparation and assessment, transport and local area planning, and regional and strategic planning.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Strategic Planning Studio
  • Advanced Development Processes Studio
  • Advanced Urban Analysis and Planning Studio 
  • Environmental Economics
  • Transport Planning
  • Public Involvement and Community Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


160 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS- 076266A 

  • hold a Bachelor degree from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing). Planning related Bachelor degrees will be assessed by the Program Director to determine whether the degree is appropriate for admission. Students with a Planning related Bachelor degree may be eligible for up to 40 credit points of credit.
  • OR hold a Griffith Graduate Certificate in Urban and Environmental Planning with a minimum GPA of 4.5. These students will be eligible for 40 credit points of advanced standing.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37000 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    10500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10500 AUD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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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