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First year indicative tuition fees for 2014 undergraduate courses (domestic students)

Commonwealth supported: AUD $8,522.00
Domestic fee paying: AUD $15,800.00

There are two types of domestic tuition fees as displayed above. Read the following information to identify which indicative tuition fee amount may be applicable to you.

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Bachelor of Planning

This course structure contains information about the units which comprise the course as well as the credit points required to successfully complete it.

The Bachelor of Planning degree requires a minimum of 480 credit points (32 unit equivalent) and requires four years of full-time study or the part-time equivalent.

The degree has the following main components:

  1. A core program of 360 credit points (24 units equivalent); and
  2. A Major program of 120 credit points (8 units);

Year One - Semester 1
UnitDescription Points
BES1500Business Communication and Analysis 15
GEO1150Geography and Environment: People, Pattern, Process 15
PLN1600Foundations of Planning 15
SCI1001Introduction to Sustainability 15

Year One - Semester 2
UnitDescription Points
LAW1100Legal Framework I 15
BES2500Business Professionalism and Career Management 15
CSV1101Introduction to Community Work 15
PLN2601Principles of Urban Design 15

Year Two - Semester 1
UnitDescription Points
PLN2600Contemporary Planning 15
PLN3609Heritage Planning 15
PLN2608Statutory Planning 15
Plus one (1) unit from the major

Year Two - Semester 2
UnitDescription Points
LAW2601Planning and Development Law I 15
PLN2605The Practice of Planning 15
Plus two (2) units from the major

Year Three - Semester 1
UnitDescription Points
MAN3105Business and Professional Ethics 15
PLN3623Urban Design Case Study 15
PLN3600Strategic Urban and Regional Planning 15
Plus one (1) unit from the major

Year Three - Semester 2
UnitDescription Points
PLN3606Urban Planning for Health 15
PLN3607Transport Planning 15
Plus two (2) units from the major

Year Four - Semester 1
UnitDescription Points
PLN4061Planning Project 60

Year Four - Semester 2
UnitDescription Points
MAN3612Project Management 15
ECF3602Economics for Planning and Development 15
Plus two (2) units from the major

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