University College Dublin: Regional and Urban Planning
|Institution||University College Dublin View institution profile|
|Department||School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Policy|
|Telephone||00353 1716 4043|
This programme aims to provide an understanding of the environmental, social and economic aspects of the human environment, and of the relevant systems of government and organisations of society; emphasis is placed on the development of professional skills for identifying, analysing and solving a variety of planning problems with the objective of improving quality of life and sustainability.
|Level||NFQ Level 9|
Core modules: planning, society and diversity; placemaking; geographical information systems for policy and planning; economics and property markets; research design and methods; planning and development methodology; rural and landscape planning; Irish planning law; transportation planning; public policy and the environment; urban and regional development; leadership and development project management; planning studio project. Electives are based on choosing a development and design or an environmental planning stream.
|Location||University College Dublin|
University College Dublin
University College Dublin is one of Europe’s leading research-intensive universities. Ranked in the top 1% of institutions worldwide, in the overall 2019 QS World University Rankings, UCD was placed 185 in the world.
UCD, Ireland’s Global University, is Ireland’s largest university. Established in 1854, the university has a student body of over 34,000 students with some 8,000+ international students drawn from 139 countries. UCD is Ireland's leader in graduate education with over 9,000 graduate students; almost a quarter of whom are graduate research students.
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