+ 1 year Master's programme
If you are interested in both the built and natural environment, a degree in City Planning & Environmental Policy offers you a unique opportunity to further your interests. The degree integrates subjects that will deepen and broaden your understanding of environmental, social and economic issues, and set these in a practical policy context. A degree in City Planning & Environmental Policy provides you with strong analytical skills, as well as the ability to think critically about development and environmental issues. This career orientated degree provides the first steps to pursuing a career as a professional planner, urban designer or environmental policy expert.
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 Environmental Policy. This will ensure you gain the necessary professional accreditations, including that of the Irish Planning Institute and the Royal Town Planning Institute. Graduates find employment as planners in:
UCD is highly attractive to students due to the exposure to world leading
researchers and the significant career prospects.
The degree in City Planning & Environmental Policy includes modules in:
The modules are delivered in a variety of formats, including lectures, labs and studios, and they comprise individual and team-based work and assessment, as well as end-of-semester examinations.
You must obtain a minimum of Grade H5 in two subjects and a minimum of Grade 06/H7 in the remaining four subjects.