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What will I learn?

The Master of City Planning (Professional) program aims to produce innovative practice-oriented graduates with the capacity to play a leading role in creating sustainable cities and regions. This program is designed to equip students for rewarding professional work planning for 21st century global-local challenges including rapid urbanisation, climate change, resource constraints, globalisation and technological disruption. With its distinctive interdisciplinary urban design orientation, the program will cultivate city planners and urban designers with the global perspective, knowledge, skills and adaptability to make a significant contribution to addressing these challenges. The program concludes with a 20-week Professional Portfolio subject aimed at equipping students for professional work in City Planning.

Key features

  • Intensive mode delivery
  • Highly relevant and in-demand qualification
  • Practical learning and cross-disciplinary experiences
  • Small class sizes and a personalised approach to learning
  • Ability to build and develop ongoing networks with peers and alumni in City Planning and related professional fields of Architecture, Property and Project Management.


On Campus and Remote

Due to current travel restrictions, this program will temporarily be delivered using a mixture of on-campus, remote and multi-modal classes to support and engage all students, from all parts of the world.

The September semester for this program will be delivered in a multi-modal format, with classes designed to support and engage all learners. Whether they’re on campus or abroad, all students will be able to access Bond’s exceptional and personalised learning experience through dynamic and interactive lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops and lab sessions.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Society and Design



Study options

Full Time (92 weeks)

Tuition fees
Students commencing study in 2022: AUD $71,160

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

17 January 2022, 16 May 2022, 12 September 2022


Bond University

14 University Drive (Off Cottesloe Drive),



4226, GOLD COAST, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 Bachelor degree in a field cognate to the proposed degree. English Language Requirements: IELTS score 7.0 (No sub score less than 6.5); Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-Based Test: 98; PTE: 65.

For international students

Completion of an Australian Qualifications Framework Level 7 Bachelor degree in a field cognate to the proposed degree.

IELTS score 6.5 (No sub score less than 6.0); Pearson Test of English Academic - 58; Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-Based Test – 79; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) - 176 (No sub score less than 169).

Please refer to the relevant English language requirements on the Bond University webpage.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Bond University

Bond rates five stars in teaching, employability, internationalisation, facilities, social responsibility, and inclusiveness (2019 QS Star Ratings).

  • Located on the Gold Coast, Australia
  • Welcomes international students from 90+ countries
  • Lowest student-teacher ratio in Australia
  • Number one for student experience in Australia

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