Planning & Sustainable Development

University College Cork

 

Course Name Planning & Sustainable Development
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKC19
Course Type Postgraduate
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 9 NFQ
Apply To PAC
Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters PG Dip.
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 7 September 2020
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

Application Date Weblink Web Page - Click Here
PAC Application Information

Expand+How Do I Apply

1. Choose Course

Firstly choose your course. Applicants can apply for up to three courses under one application. Details of taught courses are available on our online prospectus.

2. Apply Online

Once you have chosen your co...

Application Weblink Web Page - Click Here
Duration 1 year Full-time

This programme is taken on a full time basis over two 12-week teaching terms. Lectures will be scheduled on four to five days per week and there will also be afternoon studio sessions or tutorials each week, all supported by individual study / reading time. There will be residential and day fieldtrips, both within and outside Ireland, and students will be asked to contribute towards the cost of these.
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Entry Requirements

Expand+Requirements
Applicants should normally have a degree at Second Class Honours level (or higher) in an appropriate subject in the fields of Science, Arts, Humanities, Social Science, Law, Commerce, Engineering, Architecture, or Government or similar....

Course Content

Expand+Course Outline
The Postgraduate Diploma in Planning and Sustainable Development is an introductory graduate-level course in spatial planning and development for cities, regions, towns, rural areas, and neighbourhoods. It has an international flavour...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Modules will cover topics including:

place-making and design
community engagement
spatial planning at various different scales
environmental awareness
development in urban areas
legal and political know-how
International and global planning ...

Assessment Method Assessment

Modules are assessed almost entirely through coursework: essays, designs, field journals, tutorials, team projects, written reflection, individual presentations and individual projects. Around 25% of the modules also have a short written examination at the end of the relevant teaching period, making up 30-40% of the marks available for the module.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Skills and Careers Information

This Diploma is an ideal postgraduate platform for people who wish to build on their primary degree into an applied and relevant subject area. This means that their initial foundation in geography, arts, social scien...

Further Enquiries Ms. Tina McSweeney
t.mcsweeney@ucc.ie
+ 353 21 4904356
http://mplan.ucc.ie
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here