Graduate Diploma of Planning

Course summary for local students

Award granted Graduate Diploma of Planning

This course is an exit option only

Length1 year full-time or part-time equivalent
Faculty contacts
Deakin course code S663

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.

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 compulsory core units; and
  • 4 credit points of electives

Course structure

Choose any four core units from the following:

Trimester 1

AIA718Planning Theory, History and Current Issues

SRD761Designing Urban Environments

SRP782Urban Dynamics and Change

SRR782Research Methodology

Trimester 2

SRA744Urban Patterns and Precedents

HSH724"Glocal" Action for Healthy Cities and Communities

SRM781Managing Change and Innovation

SRP781Planning Processes and Practice

Trimester 3

SRD762Interdisciplinary Planning and Design

Elective Units

Students may choose any specialisation comprising four elective credit points.


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