Course Guide

If you want to get into a career in planning, there are many great tertiary institutions in Australia that can get you there. Planning 4 Success' course guide offers a comprehensive listing of universities and degrees that you can study which will provide you with the right skills and training for the planning industry.

PIA ACCREDITATION

The Planning Institute of Australia aims to promote the study of planning and the improvement of the skills practising planners in Australia. To achieve these aims, PIA has for many years accredited tertiary education courses and recognised Australian qualifications that are considered to provide an adequate foundation of theory, skills, and knowledge to allow graduates to work as planners in the field of urban and regional planning. PIA Accredited courses are highlighted below.

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Australian Capital Territory

 There are no courses currently accredited

 


New South Wales

 
UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Bachelor of City Planning (Hons). Accredited until 2021
  • Bachelor of City Planning (Hons)/Bachelor of Laws. Accredited until 2021
  • Master of City Planning. Accredited until 2021

 

UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Master of Urban and Regional Planning. Accredited until Dec 2025
  • Master of Urbanism - Urban and Regional Planning Specialisation. Accredited until Dec 2025


 

UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, SYDNEY
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Master of Planning. Accredited until Dec 2021


 

MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Master of Planning (previously known as Master of Environmental Planning). Accredited until Dec 2023
  • Bachelor of Planning. Accredited until Dec 2023


 

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Bachelor of Urban & Regional Planning. Accredited until Dec 2025
  • Graduate Diploma of Urban & Regional Planning. Accredited until Dec 2025
  • Master of Urban & Regional Planning. Accredited until Dec 2025


 

WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Bachelor of Planning + Master of Urban Management and Planning. Accredited until Dec 2023
  • Master of Planning. Accredited until Dec 2023
  • Master of Research (Planning). Accredited until Dec 2021

  


Northern Territory

 

There are no courses currently accredited

 


Queensland

 
THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Bachelor of Regional & Town Planning. Accredited approved until 2021
  • Master of Urban & Regional Planning. Accredited approved until 2021

 

GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Bachelor of Urban & Environmental Planning. Accredited until Dec 2021
  • Bachelor of Urban & Environmental Planning with Honours. Accredited until Dec 2021
  • Bachelor of Urban & Environmental Planning / Bachelor of Science. Accredited until Dec 2021
  • Bachelor of Urban & Environmental Planning (Honours)/ Bachelor of Science. Accredited until Dec 2021
  • Master in Urban and Environmental Planning. Accredited until Dec 2021

 

QUEENSLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Bachelor of Urban Development (Urban and Regional Planning) major (honours). Accredited until Dec 2024
  • Bachelor of Urban Development (Honours) (Urban & Regional Planning) / Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science) [double-degree]. Accredited until Dec 2024
  • Bachelor of Design (Landscape Architecture) / Bachelor of Urban Development (Honours) Urban and Regional Planning [double-degree]. Accreditied until Dec 2024

 

JAMES COOK UNIVERSITY
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Bachelor of Planning / Bachelor of Planning (Hons). Accredited until Dec 2024
  • Masters of Planning and Urban design. Accredited until Dec 2021

 

UNIVERSITY OF SUNSHINE COAST

PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Bachelor of Urban Design and Town Planning (Honours) (previously known as Bachelor of Regional and Urban Planning (Honours)). Accredited until 2021

 

BOND UNIVERSITY
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Master of City Planning. Accredited until Dec 2021
  • Master of City Planning (Professional). Accredited until Dec 2021
  • (Double Degree) Master of City Planning + Master of Project Management. Accredited until Dec 2021

 

 THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN QUEENSLAND
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning. Accredited until Dec 2022

 

 


South Australia

 

UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Master of Planning. Accredited until Jun 2022
  • Master of Planning (Urban Design). Accredited until Jun 2022


 

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Master of Urban and Regional Planning DMUR. Accredited until December 2021

 

 


  Tasmania

 
UNIVERSITY OF TASMANIA
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Master of Planning. Accredited until Jun 2021


 

 


Victoria

 
LA TROBE UNIVERSITY (Bendigo Campus)
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Bachelor of Urban, Rural & Environmental Planning. Accredited until 2021
  • Masters of Community Planning and Development. Accredited until 2021 (previously known and accredited as Masters of Community Planning and Development (Urban and Regional Planning prior to 2016) or (Spatial Planning 2016 - 2019).

 


RMIT UNIVERSITY
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Bachelor of Urban & Regional Planning (Honours)(BURP) BH108. Accredited until Dec 2022
  • Master of Urban Planning and Environment (MUPE) MC221, (previously the Master of Social Science (Environment and Planning) MC072). Accredited until Dec 2022


 

UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Master of Urban Planning. Accredited until Dec 2021
  • Master of Urban Design. Accredited until Dec 2021

 

MONASH UNIVERSITY
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Master of Urban Planning & Design. Accredited until 31 December 2022

 

 


Western Australia

 
CURTIN UNIVERSITY
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Bachelor of Arts (Urban & Regional Planning). Accredited until end of 2021
  • Bachelor of Arts (Urban & Regional Planning) (Hons). Accredited until end of 2021
  • Master of Urban & Regional Planning. Accredited until end of 2021

 

UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Master of Urban and Regional Planning. Accredited until Dec 2021

 

 

 
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