In a nutshell
Change the way we address the design of built environments and build essential foundational skills with the Graduate Certificate in Urban Planning and Design from UTS Online.
Study 100% online at your own convenience, and gain a foundational understanding of urban planning and urban design through navigating real-life opportunities and constraints of built environments. Through your studies, you’ll develop an informed critical perspective on ethical issues and the ethical responsibilities of a professional planner and designer.
This course allows you to work full-time while developing the knowledge and the skills to make a positive difference to the cities, towns and communities of our future.
What you’ll need
To be eligible to study this course, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:
- Completed a recognised bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent qualification; OR
- Completed a UTS Graduate Certificate/Diploma in Property Development; AND must have obtained a credit average or above; OR
- Completed a recognised Graduate Certificate/Diploma in a related field, with a credit average or above; AND have at least 3 years full-time, or equivalent part-time, work experience in related fields; AND must articulate their work experience and the reasons to study Graduate Certificate in Urban Planning and Design; OR
- A minimum of 3 years for senior positions or 5 years for mid-career positions full-time, or equivalent part-time, work experience in a profession closely related to urban planning or urban design; and must articulate their work experience and the reasons to study the Graduate Certificate in Urban Planning and Design.
In this urban design and planning course, the subjects you may study include:
- Property Development and Planning Process
- Sustainable Urban Development
- Planning & Design Theory and Decision Making
- Urban Design Fundamentals
Why UTS Online?
Technology is driving change. At UTS Online we use the latest learning technology to help you get ahead and stay ahead in a changing world, faster.
UTS is the top-ranked young university in Australia and ranked 11th globally*.
Our 100% online postgraduate courses give you the opportunity to access our world-class education wherever you are.
Our courses are created by leading industry academics who partner with organisations operating at the edge of progress.
The courses are delivered through an innovative and interactive online platform, designed by experts in online education who understand how to make lessons personal and engaging.
With UTS Online, you’ll develop the skills and knowledge you need for your immediate future as well as the capability to keep adapting as new technologies, new career environments and new social challenges change our world even more.
*QS Top 50 Under 50, 2020
You'll have the support you need to succeed with a dedicated Student Success Advisor who will navigate and motivate you through to graduation day.