Urban Design

Apply creative and innovative thinking to design modern healthy cities.

We believe responding to mass urbanisation will be one of the most significant challenges of the 21st century. That’s why we offer urban design courses at Swinburne.

Learn how cities can be designed to better accommodate dense populations, while also reacting to issues, including climate change, public health, urban mobility, and housing affordability. Explore the multi-dimensional responses needed to tackle these challenges including embracing three-dimensional spaces, utilising big-data, weather conditions, land-use, and safety alongside the economic, environmental, social and cultural aspects of a city.

Future careers can be found in urban design and planning practices, architecture and landscape architecture firms, or in local government planning authorities and local councils.

The Swinburne Advantage

We turn knowing into know-how.

We believe an undergraduate education must be about more than knowledge. In today’s competitive job market, it must be about true job readiness.

Work Integrated Learning allows you to gain professional experience as part of your studies at Swinburne. It’s just a matter of choosing the opportunity that suits your future.

Choose from professional degrees, professional placements, professional internships, industry-linked projects, industry study tours and accreditation placements. There are also a range of other opportunities you can create.

You’ll build invaluable skills and confidence in knowing you have what it takes to land a job in your field by graduation.

We think it’s an approach that makes the adventure worth taking. See for yourself.
The Swinburne Advantage. Available to all new undergraduates.

Urban design courses

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