Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning

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Faculty Website:   Faculty of Engineering and the Built Environment
Programme Level: Undergraduate
Programme Name: Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning
Programme Code: B6UP0Q

Medium of Facilitation: Full-Time
NQF Level: 7
NQF Credits: 360
SAQA: 94666

Application Start Date: 1 April 2024
Application End Date: 31 October 2024

Campus: Doornfontein

Contacts: UJ Call Centre 011 559-4555

Duration of Study: 3 Years

Programme Fees


The purpose of this qualification is to provide students with advanced planning education covering all aspects of human settlement planning and sustainable development of the Built Environment that are needed by the professional Town Planner. The programme is designed for those who intend to become professional town planners and who possess a good matric foundation or qualification. The programme will ensure that graduates are well-equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary for them to compete with their colleagues in the profession and in allied professions as they work in tandem towards shaping the growth and development of the built environment.

Career Opportunities

The allocation and spatial organisation of land uses to ensure coordinated and harmonious development and to create successful and sustainable human settlements.

Admission Requirements

Minimum APS 27, English 4 (50%), Mathematics or Technical Mathematics 5 (60%), Geography 5 (60%).

More Information
Extended BSc in Life and Environmental Sciences (Zoology and Chemistry)

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