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On completion of this module, students should:
1. Have a clear understanding of key features of Irish planning law;
2. Understand the impacts of international and EU law on planning law;
3. Be familiar with the practice of planning law, from application through appeal to judicial review;
4. Have gained skills in analysing planning documentation and decisions via the assignments (journal and project).
Introduction to module & themes; History of Irish planning law; Development planning; Development and exempted
development; Planning applications & decisions; EU law and planning I & II; Final project planning; Planning appeals; Planning enforcement, injunctions, and judicial review; Strategic infrastructure development, strategic housing development, extractives, protected structures & careers
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Essay: Short essay - 1500 words.||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Project: Individual project (2500 words) for submission at the end of semester. Practical written assignment based on real example (e.g. planning appeal).||Week 12||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Class feedback will be provided orally in class in the second half of the trimester relating to the journal entry. Class feedback will be provided in writing after the end of the trimester regarding the project.