Combine your keen interest in environmental science with urban and regional planning to ensure the sustainable and efficient use of land and natural resources to balance and enhance environmental and societal needs.
Work with elected representatives, communities and other clients to prepare and administer physical schemes that create better places and lives for neighbourhoods, cities and regions. Work on large-scale projects such as new cities, suburbs, ports, open space and recreational planning and environmental management.
If you're interested in social, economic, environmental and cultural issues, art and design, using your imagination and being creative, then this new double degree might be right for you.
With this industry-relevant double degree, you'll be skilled in the implementation of environmental surveys, and confident in the analysis and interpretation of environmental data. You'll be able to consult on the environmental impact of tourism and urban development, ports, and industrial projects. You'll be able to play a leading role in the urban design of housing, open space and recreational planning, or transport planning; as well as the rehabilitation and reforestation of degraded sites.
You could work in federal, state or local government departments and agencies, development companies, major industry, or professional planning and environmental consultancies.Professional recognition
The Bachelor of Urban Development (Honours) (Urban and Regional Planning) has accreditation from the Planning Institute of Australia.
The Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science) may be eligible for membership of:
The Bachelor of Urban Development (Honours) features embedded honours-level content throught the course, and you will graduate with a bachelor honours degree. This advanced knowledge and skills will benefit your professional career or future research studies.Possible careers