Overview

The Graduate Diploma in City Planning is a year-long program designed for you to move into planning from a related discipline, or to gain a greater understanding of planning from a relevant professional standpoint. Key areas of study include urban society, theory and history, city economics and development, the environment and sustainability, strategic spatial planning, law, administration, research and analysis.

Program Code

5148

CRICOS Code

088356M

Total units of credit (UOC)

48

Campus

Kensington

Indicative Enrolments

N/P*

*Not published - The number of students is less than five and is hidden to maintain privacy.

Why choose this degree?

If you are looking to further develop your understanding and practical capabilities in planning with a year-long program, or to continue onto the Master of City Planning degree, this is the ideal pathway.

Who should choose this degree?

Students with an undergraduate qualification in a related discipline who seek to move into planning, and professionals who work in other sectors whose work intersects with the planning system, will choose this program.

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career Opportunities

  • Housing Consultancy
  • Urban Renewal
  • Environmental Management
  • Heritage
  • Urban Design

Entry requirements

A Bachelor degree with a credit average or above (WAM 65+). Advanced standing may also be granted for completed or partially completed postgraduate awards from UNSW or from another institution.

Students who do not meet these requirements may be eligible to commence their postgraduate planning studies through taking the Grad. Cert.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted through our Apply Online portal. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term. Some high-demand programs and Faculties with limited places may have an earlier application deadline or commencement date. Find out more.

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Fees

Indicative First Year Fee

$30,720^*

Indicative Fee to Complete Degree

$30,720^*

^There is a limited number of Commonwealth Supported Places are available for this degree. The indicative tuition fee for domestic postgraduate students shown is for fee paying students, not students in Commonwealth Supported Places. To find out more about the student contribution amounts for Commonwealth Supported Places visit Postgraduate Commonwealth Support.

*Fees are subject to annual review by the University and may increase annually, with the new fees effective from the start of each calendar year. The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only – other fees and charges are not included. The amount you pay will vary depending on the calendar year to enrol, the courses you select and whether your study load is more or less than 1 Equivalent Full Time Student Load (8 courses per year). Indicative fees are a guide for comparison only based on current conditions and available data. You should not rely on indicative fees. More information on fees can be found at the UNSW fees website.

Indicative fees to complete the program have been calculated based on a percentage increase for every year of the program. Fee increases are assessed annually and may exceed the indicative figures listed below.

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