Graduate Diploma of Planning

Course summary for current students

Year2016 course information
Award granted Graduate Diploma of Planning
Campus

This course is an exit option only

Duration1 year full-time or part-time equivalent
Deakin course codeS663

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Graduate Diploma of Planning can only be completed as an exit option from the Master of Planning (Professional). The course is made up of 8 credit points of study that will help you to consolidate your understanding of planning from a variety of cross-discipline perspectives.

As a graduate of the course you will be able to contribute to a variety of areas across a range of planning issues and be broadly equipped to collaborate on projects within the public and private sectors.

The Healthy Cities specialism can only be completed in campus mode at Burwood (Melbourne).

Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.

Fees and charges

This section is for:

  • all Commonwealth Supported Place students, or
  • domestic fee-paying undergraduate students, or
  • all domestic and International students who commenced in 2015 or before.

Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the units you study. The cost of each unit can be viewed by looking up your units in the Handbook Unit Search under the 'Unit based calculation'.

* The Commonwealth supported place (CSP) indicative annual course fee shown in the table below is provided as a guide only. It has been calculated on the basis of a typical enrolment of a student undertaking the course in 2015, and reflects the cost involved in undertaking full-time study within the specified discipline. The actual fees charged by Deakin University, will depend on the individual unit discipline and may vary from the indicative course fee cited, particularly if units are chosen from a number of disciplines.


  This section is for:

  • all International students who commenced in 2016 or after, or
  • all postgraduate domestic student who commenced in 2016 or after.

Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the course you study. The following rates apply:

Commonwealth Supported Place (indicative)*Domestic Fee PayingInternational Fee Paying
Not applicableNot applicableNot applicable

The rates shown are based on eight credit points (which equals one Equivalent Full Time Study Load - EFTSL). If your study load for the year is less than or more than eight credit points, your fees will be adjusted accordingly. The credit point and EFTSL value of each unit can be viewed by looking up your units in the Handbook Unit Search. To calculate the fee for each unit, take the applicable course fee above, divide it by eight, then multiply it by the credit point of the unit you are studying.

Course rules

To qualify for the award of Graduate Diploma of Planning, you must successfully complete 8 credit points from the units listed below:

  • 4 core units
  • 4 course-grouped elective units

Course structure

 

Trimester 1

SRD761Designing Urban Environments

SRP782Urban Dynamics and Change

plus 2 elective units chosen from S764 Master of Planning (Professional) course-grouped units

 

Trimester 2

SRA744Urban Patterns and Precedents

SRP781Planning Processes and Practice

plus 2 elective units chosen from S764 Master of Planning (Professional) course-grouped units