Accreditation with Professional Institutes
TU Dublin Environment and Planning work closely with professioal insititutes and bodies to ensure our programmes are industry-oriented and lead to employability. We have a number of accreditation partnerships, which provide professionnal an oversight of our programme content and enhances academic quality.
The BSc (Hons) in Spatial Planning has professional accreditation with the following professional institutes: -
The BSc in Spatial Planning is also recognised by the Society of Chartered Surveyors (SCSI) [Planning and Development Division].
BSc (Hons) in Environmental Management students are eligible to take up membership of the following professional bodies (the most appropriate option may depend on the graduate’s greatest area of interest): -
- Environmental Sciences Association of Ireland (ESAI)
- Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM)
- Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM)
- Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment (IEMA)
Students are entitled to become student members of their respective nstitute(s) and this is actively encouraged by the Programme Team. This helps to ensure a strong connection with professional practice and provides a channel for students and graduates to become professionally affiliated on graduation.
The MSc in Sustainable Transport & Mobility can lead to the Transport Planning Professional (TPP) accreditation with the Transport Planning Sciety (TPS).
This course is approved by the TPP Professional Standards Committee as meeting the educational requirements for the Transport Planning Professional qualification.
Any graduate from this programme can now apply for TPP professional accreditation using only the Standard Route, thereby achieving an exemption from the Portfolio of Technical Knowledge. The Transport Planning Professional accreditation is a standard set to holistically represent and acknowledge the multi-disciplinary needs and skillsets synonymous with the Transport Planning profession.