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
Duration 3 years (+ 1 year Master's programme).
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Leaving Cert Subject Entry Requirements
O6/H7 in English, Irish, Mathematics, and three other recognised subjects

Irish Leaving Certificate

Minimum entry requirements
– To matriculate on the results of the Leaving Certificate, a student mu...

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 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

Expand+What is a mature applicant?
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 2019, your date of...

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 25
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+Why UCD Planning & Environmental Policy?
The UCD planning school is the oldest, largest and most respected planning and environmental policy school in Ireland. Most planners currently employed in Ireland were educated in the School. The School enjo...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?

The degree in City Planning & Environmental Policy includes modules in:
First Year
• Introduction to Spatial Planning
• Environmental Change & Policy
• History of City Planning
• Urban Design

Second ...

Assessment Method The modules are delivered in a variety of formats, including lectures, labs and studios. They comprise individual and team- based work and assessment, as well as end-of-semester examinations.
Comment Key Fact
Career prospects for qualified planners are very positive. Recent careers days organised in the School have witnessed employers networking with our students in seeking future graduates for employment.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career & Graduate Study Opportunities
The final step towards your career as a planner is to complete a one-year specialist Master’s in Planning in UCD: the Master of Regional & Urban Planning, the MSc in Urban Design and Planning or the MSc in Envir...

Further Enquiries UCD School of Architecture, Planning & Environmental Policy
Engineering and Materials Science Centre, Belfield, Dublin 4
+353 1 716 1868
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2019 388
2018 362