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DT106
Planning and Environmental Management

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
4 Years
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This programme prepares individuals to be decision makers and leaders in planning our urban and rural environments and managers of our scarce natural resources.

This innovative programme combines both natural and social science perspectives and leads to an honours degree. Students learn about interpreting scientific, technical and design data and applying this to the formulation, implementation and evaluation of policies in the specialist areas of planning and environmental management.

Students take all subjects in Year 1 and in Year 2 choose options from the Spatial Planning or Environmental Management areas and fully specialise in Year 4. Projects and fieldwork, under the supervision of practising professionals, are an integral part of the programme and in Year 3 there is a field trip to another EU state. (Students need to make financial allowance for this). The programme also includes an optional practice placement in Year 4 of the programme, which will count against final marks.








DT106 - Planning & Environmental Management

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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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Old Code New Code Award Title
BIPXX  5M2067  Information Processing
ECHSX  5M2154  Cultural and Heritage Studies
ADESX  5M2208  Design
COHOR  5M2586  Horticulture
CASLT  5M3807  Laboratory Techniques
CCONT  5M5010  Construction Technology
DOREC  5M5148  Outdoor Sport and Recreation
CASHX    Horticulture

Essential Module Requirements:
Must possess distinctions in 5 modules in the FETAC level 5 qualification which must include 4 of the following:


A20012 - Computer Aided Draughting (2D)">A20012 or 5N1604 - Computer Aided Draughting (2D)

A20017 - Drawing">A20017 or 5N1862 - Drawing

A20189 - Combined Materials">A20189 or 5N0764 - Combined Materials

A20191 - Architectural Drawing">A20191 or 5N1558 - Architectural Drawing

A20209 - Design">A20209 or 5N0784 - Design Skills

B20012 - Database Methods
or 5N0783 - Database Methods

B20028 - Spreadsheet Methods
or 5N1977 - Spreadsheet Methods

B20029 - Statistics
or 5N2066 - Statistics

B20145 - Information & Communication Systems
or 5N1952 - Information and Communication Systems

C20006 - Biology
or 5N2746 - Biology

C20008 - Building Construction
or 5N1570 - Building Construction

C20011 - Chemistry
or 5N2747 - Chemistry

C20033 - Laboratory Techniques
or 5N2751 - Laboratory Skills

C20037 - Materials Science
or 5N1637 - Materials Science

C20049 - Plant Science
or 5N2528 - Plant Science

C20055 - Soil Science & Growing Media
or 5N2530 - Soil Science and Growing Media

C20139 - Mathematics
or 5N1833 - Mathematics

C20174 - Mathematics for Engineering

C20190 - Plant Identification & Use
or 5N2527 - Plant Identification and Use

D20031 - Hill Walking Proficiency

D20130 - Heritage
or 5N1453 - Heritage

D20156 - Outdoor Recreation
or 5N5386
D20157 - Outdoor Leadership & Safety
or 5N4647 - Outdoor Leadership and Safety

D20158 - Adventure Activities
or 5N4646 - Adventure Activities

E20113 - Local History Studies
or 5N1296 - Local History

E20114 - Folklore
or 5N1274 - Folklore and Ethnology

E20115 - Archaeology
or 5N0762 - Archaeology

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Many Spatial Planning graduates specialise in urban design, retail, property development, transport or other specialist areas. Graduates of the programme may find employment in government agencies, local authorities, with industry or in private practice.

Environmental Management graduates may find employment in industry, environmental management consultancies, state agencies or local authorities on environmental management audits, waste management, environmental impact assessments and conservation management.

The Spatial Planning programme is currently accredited by the Irish Planning Institute and recognised by the Society of Chartered Surveyors in Ireland. It is expected that the Programme will also be accredited by the Royal Town Planning Institute in the due course.

It is also expected that the Environmental Management Programme will be accredited by the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment.



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