City Planning & Environmental Policy

University College Dublin


Course Name City Planning & Environmental Policy
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code DN130
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 3 years (BSc) (Hons)(+1 Year CPEP International)(+ 1 Year Master’s) (NFQ Level 9)
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Leaving Cert Subject Entry Requirements
O6/H7 in English, Irish, Mathematics, and three other recognised subjects
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

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• To matriculate on the results of the Leaving Certificate, a student must present at least six recognised subjects selected according to course requirements (see Entry Requirements for each course) and must obtain...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) Link Modules

Grade Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP NB The Leaving Certificate Applied Programme is not an acceptable qualification for matriculation purposes.
QQI FET Applicants General Information Level 5/6 QQI-FET None
Mature Applicants

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A mature applicant is anyone who is at least 23 years of age on 1 January of the proposed year of entry and whose school-leaving qualifications are insufficient for admission. For admission in September 2022, your d...

Alternative Entry Go to for information on alternative entry routes.
Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places DN130 Places: 31
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2022 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Expand+Why is this course for me?
Our degree in City Planning & Environmental Policy is about solving complex issues that we experience in our everyday lives. How can we provide housing for everyone? How can we reduce our climate impact and conserve ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?
This degree integrates an interdisciplinary approach that will deepen and broaden your understanding of environmental, social and economic issues, and sets these in a practical policy context. On entering first year, you wi...

Careers or Further Progression

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The final step towards your career as a planner, urban designer or environmental policy analyst is to complete a one-year specialist Master’s in Planning at UCD: The Master of Regional & Urban Planning, the M...

Further Enquiries
UCD Engineering and Architecture College Office
Tel: +353 1 716 1868
Instagram/Facebook/Twitter: @MyUCD
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2021 445
2020 407
2019 388