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Graduate Certificate in Urban Design

The University of Western Australia

6 months
19050 AUD/full
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The Graduate Certificate in Urban Design program from The University of Western Australia will give you a preliminary overview of sustainable urban design and an introduction to its core principles, theories and practices. 

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This Graduate Certificate in Urban Design from The University of Western Australia is suitable for professional practitioners and graduates of related fields seeking to broaden their knowledge, as well as those in other fields seeking an introduction to urban design.

You can take the Graduate Certificate in Urban Design on its own or it can provide you with a stepping stone to the Graduate Diploma in Urban Design or the Master of Urban Design. The course is delivered by the Australian Urban Design Research Centre.

Career Pathways

This course cultivates your knowledge and understanding of the complex nature of urban design issues and prepares you for the next step in your career in urban design.

It can also broaden your knowledge and enhance your career as an architect, landscape architect, city/town planner, transport planner, historic buildings conservation officer, or related roles. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Urban Design Studio
  • Research Strategies in Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and Architecture 
  • Sustainability and Cities 
  • Contemporary Urbanism 
  • The Forces that Shape Cities  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 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 CODE: 058209D  

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

  • a Bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent; and
  • successfully completed prior study in a field relevant to Urban Design; or
  • Significant work experience including at least 5 years with a material level of responsibility.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19050 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19050 AUD for the full programme during 6 months.
  • National Commonwealth supported students: $8,825.24

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 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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