This programme is a UCD Urban Institute Ireland (UII) initiative with support from three UCD Schools:
The UCD School of Architecture, Landscape and Civil Engineering
The UCD School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Policy
The UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science
This is a four year programme following the UCD Structured PhD Framework,incorporating taught modules and a research internship, followed by a program of original research leading to the award of Doctoral (or Masters) degrees by research. The programme began in the academic year 2008/09 and there are currently 10 PhD students under the programme in the UII.
The existing PhD Programme in Sustainable Development was extended in 2009/2010 to include collaboration with TrinityHaus in Trinity College Dublin (TCD), where there are 3 additional PhD students.