As chartered professionals, Master’s in Planning and Sustainable Development at University College Cork graduates tackle real-world sustainability and environmental challenges in public, private and community settings throughout the world.
The Master’s in Planning and Sustainable Development is a comprehensive, two-year course compatible with European standards and with international professional training models for planning.
Our graduates come from many different disciplines, so our course offers a rich learning environment for people to fine-tune their areas of interest into a practical, ethical and effective field of action with relevance in the contemporary world.
Modules will cover topics including:
- Infrastructure and Transport in Land Use Planning
- Foundations in Planning and Sustainable Development
- Contemporary Concepts in Planning Theory
- Global Planning Practice and Issues
- Regional, National and Transnational Planning
- Planning and Management of Natural Resources
- Planning and Landscape for Rural Environments
- 24 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- To apply for this course you need to have a Second Class Honours Grade II in a primary honours degree (NFQ, Level 8) or higher in arts, social science, architecture, engineering, science, commerce, or law (or equivalent). In exceptional circumstances, and subject to the approval of the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, candidates who have a primary degree other than an honour, and who demonstrate a high level of relevant work experience, may also be eligible for entry to the course under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).
- Selection will be based on academic achievement, a written expression of interest, an interview and any relevant work experience.
International16700 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16700 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEA6830 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6830 EUR per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Cork
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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