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

 
UNIVERSITY OF CANBERRA
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Bachelor of Urban & Regional Planning (BURP). Accreditation: to 31 December 2018
  • Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP). Accreditation: to 31 December 2018

 Courses not accredited by PIA:

 


New South Wales

 
UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Bachelor of City Planning (Hons). Accredited until 2020
  • Bachelor of City Planning (Hons)/Bachelor of Laws. Accredited until 2020
  • Master of City Planning. Accredited until 2020

Courses not accredited by PIA:

 

UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Master of Urban and Regional Planning. Accreditation until Dec 2020
  • Master of Urbanism. Accreditation until Dec 2018

Courses not accredited by PIA:

 

UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, SYDNEY
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Master of Planning. Accreditation until Dec 2020

Courses not accredited by PIA:

 

MACQUARIE UNIVERSITY
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Master of Planning (previously known as Master of Environmental Planning). Accreditation: to 31 December 2018
  • Bachelor of Planning. Accreditation: to 31 December 2018

Courses not accredited by PIA:

 

UNIVERSITY OF NEW ENGLAND
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Bachelor of Urban & Regional Planning. Accreditation: To 31 December 2019
  • Graduate Diploma of Urban & Regional Planning. Accreditation: To 31 December 2019
  • Master of Urban & Regional Planning. Accreditation: To 31 December 2019

Courses not accredited by PIA:

 

WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Bachelor of Social Science (BSocSc) (GUS)/Master of Urban Management and Planning (MUMP). Accreditation: to 30 December 2018

Courses not accredited by PIA:

 

SOUTHERN CROSS UNIVERSITY
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Bachelor of Regional and Urban Planning (Honours). Interim accreditation until 31 Dec 2019

Courses not accredited by PIA:

 


Northern Territory

 

There are no courses currently

 


Queensland

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

Courses not accredited by PIA:

 

GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Bachelor of Urban & Environmental Planning. Accreditation: To 31 December 2016
  • Bachelor of Urban & Environmental Planning / Bachelor of Science. Accreditation: To 31 December 2016
  • Bachelor of Law / Bachelor of Environmental Planning (Urban & Regional Planning Stream). Accreditation: To 31 December 2016
  • Master in Urban and Environmental Planning. Accreditation: To 31 December 2016

Courses not accredited by PIA:

 

QUEENSLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Bachelor of Urban Development (Urban and Regional Planning). Accredited until Dec 31 2019
  • Bachelor of Urban Development (Urban and Regional Planning) major (honours). Accredited until Dec 31 2018.

Courses not accredited by PIA:

 

JAMES COOK UNIVERSITY
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Bachelor of Planning. Accreditation: to 31 December 2019
  • Masters of Tropical Urban and Regional Planning. Accreditation: to 31 December 2019

Courses not accredited by PIA:

 

UNIVERSITY OF SUNSHINE COAST

PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Bachelor of Regional and Urban Planning (BRUP). Accreditation until 2021

Courses not accredited by PIA:

 

BOND UNIVERSITY
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • BSEP - Bachelor of Sustainable Environments & Planning + GDSEP - Graduate Diploma of Sustainable Environments & Planning. Accreditation: December 2020
  • BSEP– Bachelor of Sustainable Environments & Planning + MSEP – Master of Sustainable Environments & Planning. Accreditation: December 2020
  • MSEP – Master of Sustainable Environments & Planning. Accreditation: December 2020
  • (Double Degree) MSEP – Master of Sustainable Environments & Planning + MPM – Master of Project Management. Accreditation: December 2020

Courses not accredited by PIA:

 


South Australia

 

UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Master of Planning. Accreditation: to 30 June 2017
  • Master of Planning (Urban Design). Accreditation: to 30 June 2017

Courses not accredited by PIA:

 

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning IBPG. Until is archived in 2019
  • Master of Urban and Regional Planning IMUB. Continuing until December 2020

Courses not accredited by PIA:

 

 


  Tasmania

 
UNIVERSITY OF TASMANIA
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Master of Environmental Planning. Accreditation until 30 June 2021
  • Master of Planning. Accreditation until 30 June 2021

Courses not accredited by PIA:

 

 


Victoria

 
LA TROBE UNIVERSITY (Bendigo Campus)
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Bachelor of Urban, Rural & Environmental Planning. Accreditation to 30 June 2016
  • Master of Community Planning and Development (Urban & Rural Planning Stream). Accreditation to 30 June 2016

Courses not accredited by PIA:

 

RMIT UNIVERSITY
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Bachelor of Urban & Regional Planning (BURP) BP188. Full Accreditation to 31 December 2017
  • Bachelor of Urban & Regional Planning (Honours)(BURP) BH108. Full Accreditation to 31 December 2017
  • Master of Urban Planning and Environment (MUPE) MC221, previously the Master of Social Science (Environment and Planning) MC072. Full Accreditation until 31 December 2017
  • Master of International Urban and Environmental Management (MIUEM) MC222, previously the Master of Social Science (International Urban and Environmental Management) MC074. Full Accreditation to 31 December 2017, accreditation will not be renewed after 2017.

Courses not accredited by PIA:

 

UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Master of Urban Planning. Accreditation: to 31 December 2020
  • Master of Urban Design. Accreditation: to 31 December 2020

Courses not accredited by PIA:

 

DEAKIN UNIVERSITY
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Master of Planning (Professional). Accreditation: to 31 December 2018

Courses not accredited by PIA:

 


Western Australia

 
CURTIN UNIVERSITY
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Bachelor of Arts (Urban & Regional Planning). Accreditation until end of 2020
  • Bachelor of Arts (Urban & Regional Planning) (Hons). Accreditation until end of 2020
  • Master of Urban & Regional Planning. Accreditation until end of 2017

Courses not accredited by PIA:

 

UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Master of Urban and Regional Planning. Accreditation to Dec 2018
  • BA (Honours) Urban and Regional Planning. Any student enrolled in the above course prior to 2017 will be acknowledged as having completed an accredited course.

Courses not accredited by PIA:

 

EDITH COWAN UNIVERSITY
PIA ACCREDITED COURSES
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  • Bachelor of Planning (Y94)
  • Bachelor of Planning (K11)

Any student enrolled in the above courses prior to 2017 who goes on to successfully complete the course requirements, will still be acknowledged as having completed an accredited course.

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