48 months
17900 GBP/year
4630 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This European Planning is a unique degree at Queen's University Belfast, offering a complete four-year pathway in professional planning education, with a specialisation in European Planning. Innovative features include an emphasis on understanding European-wide planning issues and overseas study at a European university, which will include opportunities for work placement.

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This European Planning degree at Queen's University Belfast provides unique insights into the diversity of planning cultures and challenges across the continent, allowing graduates to grasp a wide range of employment opportunities in the UK, Europe and beyond.

Career Prospects

This European Planning degree at Queen's University Belfast builds on the University‘s established reputation for high-quality planning education. On past experience of the BSc Planning, Environment and Development and the MPlan’s special features, we anticipate that graduates will find employment in areas such as: 

  • Planning authorities and municipalities
  • Private planning practice/property development
  • Design consultants
  • Housing authorities and agencies, such as housing associations
  • Health trusts
  • Policy advisers in planning, urban regeneration and the environment, particularly at the level of the EU
  • Conservation and environmental NGOs
  • Teaching (particularly geography)
  • Public bodies, such as advisory bodies on the environment, heritage, transport and heritage
  • Various graduate programmes (including banking and management)
  • Further study (PhD) and research positions

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Planning Health and Well Being
  • Planning Skills and GIS
  • Design Principles in the Built Environment
  • Contemporary Issues in Urban and Rural Planning
  • Spaces, Places, Plans
  • Institutional and Policy Context

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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480 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

A level requirements

  • ABB + GCSE Mathematics grade C/4
Irish leaving certificate requirements
  • H3H3H3H3H3H3/H2H3H3H3H3 + if not offered at Higher Level then Ordinary Level grade O4 in Mathematics
Access Course
  • Successful completion of Access Course with an average of 70%. GCSE Mathematics grade C/4 or equivalent in Access Course.
International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • 33 points overall, including 6,5,5 at Higher Level + if not offered at Higher Level/GCSE, then Standard Level grade 4 in Mathematics
BTEC Level 3 Extended/National Extended Diploma
  • QCF BTEC Extended Diploma (180 credits at Level 3) with overall grades D*DD + GCSE Mathematics grade C/4
  • RQF BTEC National Extended Diploma (1080 GLH at Level 3) with overall grades D*DD + GCSE Mathematics grade C/4
  • A minimum of a 2:2 Honours Degree + GCSE Mathematics grade C/4

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17900 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17900 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    4630 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4630 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • Northern Ireland (NI) £4,630
  • Republic of Ireland (ROI) £4,630
  • England, Scotland or Wales (GB) £9,250
  • EU Other £17,900
  • International £17,900

Living costs for Belfast

561 - 887 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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