Graduate Certificate in Urban Management (Healthy Places) (1899)

This program applies to students who commenced in 2023 or later.

The Graduate Certificate in Urban Management (Healthy Places) equips students with the professional and scholarly education needed to lead urban management, strategic planning and policy development for healthy cities. Students will develop knowledge of how cities can be designed to promote health and wellbeing, including planning for active and sustainable places. They will develop skills in health advancement and promotion and develop the practical and theoretical knowledge required to address health inequality within cities.  

Study Mode

One year part-time.

Program Advice

Dr Alanna Kamp

Prospective students should visit the following websites for general enquiries about this program.

Enquire about this program| Local Admission | International Admission |


Campus Attendance Mode Advice
Parramatta City Part-time Internal See above


Applicants must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree, or higher, in any discipline;


Have a minimum of five (5) years full-time equivalent professional work experience in planning, geography, social science, environmental studies, architecture and landscape studies, urban and regional studies, public policy, health, sport or recreation and exercise science.

Applicants seeking admission on the basis of work experience must support their application with a Statement of Service for all work experience listed on the application. 

Statement of Service form

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).  Use the links below to apply via UAC or Western Sydney University.  Applications made directly to Western Sydney do not have an application fee.

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Program Structure

Students are required to complete the following four core subjects.

Subject Title Credit Points
Autumn Session
ARCH 7014Health, Wellbeing and Place10
PUBH 7011Health Advancement and Health Promotion10
Note: Subject PUBH 7011 Health Advancement and Health Promotion may also be offered in Spring session.
Spring Session
PUBH 7033The Social Determinants of Health10
ARCH 7001Developing Sustainable Places10
Total Credit Points40