Spatial Planning

Technological University Dublin - City Campus


Course Name Spatial Planning
Course Provider Technological University Dublin - City Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code DT123
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major TU Dublin Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Course Start Date: September 2019
Application Date Closing Date: The general closing date is 27th April 2019. Please note that late applications may be accepted subject to availability.
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Duration Part Time - 2.5 Years

This is a part-time programme which is delivered over monthly, 1-week blocks.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+In order to be admitted to the course, applicants must meet the following requirements:

•Have an appropriate honours (2.2 grade or higher) bachelor degree.
•Have five years relevant experience in an area generally related to planning.


The course is delivered at the DIT School of Transport, Environment and Planning, part of the College of Engineering and Built Environment, DIT Bolton Street, Dublin 1. The practical nature of the programme also necessitates a number of off...

Course Content

Please note due to the great demand for our programmes early applications are assessed when received and dealt with promptly. Therefore it is advisable to make early applications for an early response. If you do not yet have your final ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Students undertake a range of modules covering all areas of the social and environmental sciences. They gain practical knowledge of core planning practices; including planning law, development management, infrastructure planning, area planning, envi...

Assessment Method Assessment is by examination and coursework, however a large portion of the programme is assessed by practical project-work, undertaken both individually and in teams. Projects undertaken include:

•Local Area Plan Project
•Urban Design Project
•Strategic Environmental Assessment Project
•Other module assessment projects (often incorporating field work)
•Planning Practice Logbook requirement
•Research Dissertation (undertaken in final semester)
Careers or Further Progression The course is accredited by the Irish Planning Institute.
Many graduates use their knowledge to supplement their existing professional practice. Equally, many others use the programme to reskill into planning positions within local authorities, agencies, government bodies or private practice. Others still, use the course to develop practice in new and emerging areas of planning, which like any contemporary profession is an evolving field.
Further Enquiries For Further Information

Paul Lawlor
School of Transport, Environment & Planning
College of Engineering & Built Environment
DIT Bolton Street Dublin 1

T: 01 402 3610
F: 01 402 3999
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