6 months
12200 AUD/full
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Explore the urban jungle with a Graduate Certificate in Urban Design at The University of Western Australia.

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Develop techniques of urban analysis and design propositions with an orientation of the traditions, aims and means of urban design.

About The Course

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 (coursework and dissertation).

Career Pathways

This Graduate Certificate in Urban Design at The University of Western Australia 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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Urbanism 
  • The Forces that Shape Cities
  • Case Studies in Urban Design 
  • Urban Design Research Methods
  • Urban Design Studio

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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: 058209D

  • a relevant bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; 


  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent.

Tuition Fee

  • National

    12200 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12200 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.


Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

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