Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning (Honours)

Study Area

Architecture, building, planning and design

Study Level



RMIT University



Course Detail


Melbourne City

Intake Time

February & July

Standard Duration

4 Years

About the Course

Join the ranks of successful urban planners when you undertake the Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning - the only degree of its kind in Victoria. Urban and regional planning is more than just creating physical environments; it’s a way of sustainably changing and shaping the world. In this degree, you will focus on sustainability and its place in urban planning policy, equipping you with the knowledge and skills you need to pursue a career as a policy and planning leader. Not only will your studies cover urban planning in Melbourne and its regional surrounds, you will also be introduced to planning practices across the world. You are encouraged to complement this knowledge with a semester abroad at one of RMIT’s sister universities, and get to know urban and regional planning in a global context. This degree emphasises the benefits of practical learning. By participating in industry-relevant, real-life projects, you will be introduced to leading practitioners in the field, learn best practice methodologies, and graduate job-ready - with industry connections, and a degree that is accredited by the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA).


Average Score


6.5 (6.0)

Background Requirements


RMIT University

Institute Ranking

#223 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #15 in Australia

Program Ranking

#3 in Australia for Architecture, #25 in the world. *QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020