BSc (Hons) in Construction Management & Engineering

Bachelor of Science (Honours)Construction Management & Engineering

Code:
WD025
Delivery:
Full Time
2016 CAO range:
        250 - 465
Level:
8
Campus:
Cork Road
Duration:
4 years
Credits:
240 ECTS

 What is Construction Management & Engineering?

Construction Management & Engineering prepares students for responsible engineering and management roles in all phases of construction projects.  It emphasises management, engineering and technological techniques useful in organising, planning and controlling the activities of diverse specialists working in the project environment of the Irish and international construction industry.

What is the BSc (Hons) in Construction Management & Engineering?

The BSc (Hons) in Construction Management & Engineering is a four year course that prepares graduates for a career as professional construction managers and engineers in the Irish and worldwide construction industry.

BSc (Hons) in Construction Management & Engineering industrial placement

Each student is required to complete a 30-week paid industrial placement with a construction company in the second period (February to September) of the third year.  The companies comprise general contractors in civil engineering, building and residential property, project management companies, specialist contractors, engineering design offices and materials manufacturers.

Year 1
Semester 1Semester 2
Construction MeasurementConstruction Economics
Introduction to ManagementManagement Studies
MathematicsTheory of Structures
Construction TechnologyEngineering Services
Introduction to ICTIntro to Construction Materials
Communications & Study SkillsIntroduction to BIM
Year 2
Semester 3Semester 4
Intro to Construction LawTendering & Estimating
Services TechnologyIntro to Project Management
Geotechnical EngineeringDesign of Structures
Construction MethodsIntroduction to Surveying
Procurement StrategyIntegrated Project
ELECTIVEELECTIVE
Year 3
Semester 5Semester 6
Engineering StructureResearch Methods
Site SurveyingIndustrial Placement 1
Construction Tech Systems
Construction Health & Safety
Measurement & Costing
ELECTIVE
Year 4
Semester 7Semester 8
Development EconomicsConstruction Law
Project & Corporate ManagementMarketing & Finance
Temporary Works DesignQuality & HRM
Services Tech & IntegrationInnovative Technology
DissertationDissertation
Industrial Placement 2ELECTIVE

Leaving Certificate 2017:

Minimum entry requirements

2 subjects: H5
4 subjects: O6/H7
English or Irish: O5/H7
Mathematics: O5/H7


Advanced and Equivalent Entry:

What career opportunities are available on completion of BSc (Hons) in Construction Management & Engineering

  • Project Management

  • Construction Engineering

  • Design & Build

  • Information Technology

  • Facilities Management

  • Property Development

  • National & International Projects

  • Business Development


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