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Urban and Regional Planning

Have you ever stopped to think how new suburbs are planned or where the next railway station will pop up? In these situations, an Urban and Regional Planner has been involved in the process.

  • USQ is the only university in Queensland that offers an online planning qualification.
  • Your degree will incorporate technologies such satellite imagery for 3D mapping and visualisation of the natural and built environment.
  • We have designed our urban and regional planning degrees with industry and cover both the Queensland and New South Wales planning legislation in our programs.
  • The Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning (Honours) is provisionally accredited by the Planning Institute of Australia  and graduates may seek Planner registration with the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA).

Career opportunities

Urban and Regional Planning graduates will have the knowledge and skills to work as an urban planner specialising in commercial and retail developments, urban renewal projects, transport planning, regional and residential planning or environmental protection.

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Keith found his fit at USQ by studying Urban and Regional Planning.

‘I chose to study at USQ because I felt like USQ genuinely cared about me and what I wanted to study.’

Study Urban and Regional Planning at USQ