BSc (Hons) Construction Management - Add on, Part Time

BSc (Hons) Construction Management - Add on, Part Time

Course Overview

  • 18

    Months

  • 8

    Level

  • Addon

    Course

Why take this course?

“This programme will prepare you for a specific and necessary role within the construction industry. It focuses primarily on management with a foundation in the technical aspects of construction and engineering”

Dr. Sean Lyons, Dean of Faculty of Engineering and Informatics.

This programme is a unique offering in Ireland and has been specifically designed to meet the modern requirements of a construction manager in a rapidly evolving sector. The focus of this programme is on contemporary challenges such as the implementation of lean management processes and proficiency in Building Information Modelling (BIM) technology. This programme is specifically targeted at those who wish to study part-time while also working.

What will I experience?

You will be exposed to a range of modules that are most relevant to Construction Management. You will be taught by academic staff with current industrial experience and you will get direct exposure to relevant industrial practice.

What will I study?

Project Management and Scheduling, Building Information Management (BIM) and Autodesk Revit, Construction Economics and Procurement, Business Management, Site Organisation, Construction Law, Work Based Learning.

What opportunities might it lead to?

The skills developed through this programme have been identified as in-demand through both published national reports which identify lean processes, use of ICT, building regulations and management capability as the key skills shortages in the construction sector and on direct consultation with industry carried out by AIT. Identified skills such as lean management, building information modelling and updated building regulations and forms of contract form the core of this programme.

Graduates of the programme will find opportunities as construction managers, site managers, projects managers, contract administrators/ managers, careers in surveying, managemet and construction law (with further education).

Additional Information

Delivery Mode:

The programme allows students to work and study in parallel. Delivered part time in a blended format, lectures will be online, with students attending the college for a number of one day workshops each semester.

Tuition Fee: €4,950

Assessment Information

Assessment is broad-based, with almost 60% continuous assessment. Continuous assessment comprises design projects, laboratory practical’s, case studies, interviews, presentations, poster presentation, thesis, exams, etc.

Course Details

Course Duration:
18 Months
Course Commencement Date:

The programme will commence in September 2018. Details of the programme information evening will be announced shortly.

Contact us

Alan Duffy

Department of Civil Engineering & Trades

Athlone Institute of Technology

Tel: +353 (0)86 826 5672

Email: aduffy@ait.ie

Course Award:
Bachelor of Science (Honours)
Course NFQ Level:
Level 8
Department:
Dept of Civil, Construction & Mineral Engineering
Minimum Entry Requirements:

Level 7 qualification in construction studies, construction management, civil engineering or related discipline.

Candidates that do not meet the above criteria may be eligible for admission to the programme through the RPL (Recognized Prior Learning) route. (considered on an individual basis in accordance with the Institute’s policy on RPL).

Course Prospectus

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Careers & Opportunities

Further Study

As a graduate of this programme, you are eligible to apply for postgraduate study in a cognate area.

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