University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Associate Degree of Spatial Science (Urban and Regional Planning)

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Course details

CRICOS course code: 053510F

Level of study: Undergraduate

Summary

USQ’s Associate Degree of Spatial Science (Urban and Regional Planning) is the perfect way to begin or finalize your experience in planning. The Associate Degree is a qualification in its own right, and you can stop there if you want to, but it is also a pathway to a Bachelor degree. This means that the 16 courses (subjects) that you study can count towards a Bachelor degree.

Why Urban and Regional Planning?

Urban and regional planning provides you with the knowledge and skills required to design communities and assess the impact of their development. Working with community groups, government and developers, urban and regional planners prepare plans for residential, retail and industrial areas, transport links, as well as conduct environmental impact assessments. They work closely with other professionals in architecture, environment and conservation, engineering, community services and property development.

Career outcomes

As a graduate you will have knowledge and skills to work as a planning assistant to support professional planners and provide planning assistance in local, state and federal Government agencies, property development companies or in private enterprise. Career possibilities include commercial and retail developments, urban renewal projects, transport planning, environmental protection and regional and residential planning.

Other majors

Other majors for the Associate Degree of Spatial Science: Geographic Information Systems and Surveying.

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $): 35,280 Per Year
Start date: 12 July 2021
Duration: 2 years
Study mode: Full time
Address

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Toowoomba Campus
487-535 West Street Toowoomba Queensland 4350
Australia
Tuition Fees (AUD $): 35,280 Per Year
Start date: 12 July 2021
Duration: 2 years or part-time equivalent
Study mode: Self study / online (without attendance)
Address

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

Toowoomba Campus
487-535 West Street Toowoomba Queensland 4350
Australia

Entry criteria

Applicant must have Australian year 12 level or equivalent.

Students from different country must have qualifications equivalent to Australia.

English language requirements

IELTS (Academic only) - 6.0 (or better) (no component lower than 5.5); TOEFL (paper based) - 550 (or better) (with a minimum Test of Written English Score of TWE 4.5); TOEFL (electronic or computer based) - 213 (or better) (with essay rating of at least 4.5); TOEFL (internet based) - 80 (or better) (with 19 minimum in all bands); Pearson (PTE Academic) - 50 (or better) (with no communicative score less than 50); Cambridge English Scale Scores for FCE, CAE and CPE3 - Cambridge English: First (FCE) with a score of 169 or above. No less than 162 in each skill.

Address

University of Southern Queensland (USQ)
Toowoomba Campus
487-535 West Street Toowoomba Queensland 4350
Australia