You're considered an Australian student if you are any of the following:
Urban planners create spaces and use their advanced observational and analytical skills to put their ideas into practice.
You will learn about sustainable development, spatial planning and urban design, and will also develop the observational and analytical capabilities needed to create new spaces – at a university that has over 60 years’ experience in planning education. That makes us the longest provider of planning education in the country.
If you decide you would like to gain an international perspective there is also the opportunity for you to complete some of your studies at an overseas university in Denmark, Canada, USA, UK, Japan and China. You can also participate in an international study trip to Malaysia or Vietnam.
Building your career is our business, and we have 60 years’ experience in planning education. You’ll be taught by industry professionals. Our academics have a very practical approach to learning, and you’ll work on real projects and get real experience. We’ve also invested millions of dollars in new buildings and facilities, so you’ll use the latest technologies and learn in ultra-modern teaching spaces.
We’re Australia’s youngest university to receive five-stars in research1 and this excellence shines through in our teaching. Our people are inspired by challenges and opportunities. We partner with local icons and international heavyweights to focus on real-world projects.
1QS Stars Ranking 2015
Planners work at local, national and international levels and are involved in a diverse range of professional activities, including environmental, social, heritage, transport and community planning, and urban design. Planners often find employment with councils. You could get involved in:
We are a globally connected university and our staff and students come from over 90 countries. We have more than 2,500 industry and professional relationships that support student internships, research and community engagement. Our students have had placements and internships with organisations like:
One of the highlights of studying the Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of South Australia is a 60-day supervised work placement for all students. Watch our students at their internship induction session and find out more about the program.
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