BSc (Hons) in Construction Management

Course Duration
4 Years
Course Level
Level 8
Course Places
40 Places
Course Start Date
September 2018

Course Summary

This 4-year Honours Degree aims to provide each student with the education and raining necessary for entry into the construction and property industry as a professional Construction Manager.

This management course integrates theory with practical application to equip students with real life problem solving, communication and research skills. It provides them with a broad understanding of construction management, resource management, construction technology, building regulations, financial management, health and safety legislation and environmental protection.

Construction managers are recognised as one of a family of disciplines involved with the built environment and its planning, design, construction, maintenance and restoration. The programme includes:

  •  building technology and building design performance to achieve intergration, buildability, speed, cost efficiency and quality
  •  project management planning and scheduling including decision making, risk anlysis, BIM  and project evaluation
  • project performance management including procurement and contract performance, process improvement and innovation
  • sustainability impact of a building over its life-cycle and methods to mitigate negative impacts of construction
  • contractors responsibilities with regard to sustainability and health and safety
  • site investigation to assess the suitability of individual sites for construction projects.

Students on this course will cover the following modules:

YEAR 1 - Semester 1:

YEAR 1 - Semester 2:

YEAR 2 - Semester 1:

YEAR 2 - Semester 2:

YEAR 3 - Semester 1:


YEAR 3 - Semester 2:

YEAR 4 - Semester 1:

  • Dissertation (year-long)
  • Strategic Construction Management 2
  • Law
  • Value Management

YEAR 4 - Semester 2:

  • Dissertation (year-long)
  • Strategic Construction Mgt
  • Professional Practice & Entrepreneurship
  • BIM Management

Career opportunities for Construction Management graduates are excellent. Employment opportunities include a range of occupations in both the public and private sectors including as construction managers, project managers, site managers, with building contracting or subcontracting firms. Demand from local, national and international companies is exceeding current supply of suitably qualified graduates.

Graduates will be able to commence the process of becoming a Chartered Construction Manager with the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) upon completion.

Please find information on fees and funding here:

Six Grades at O6 or H7 in Leaving Certificate

INCLUDING At least one H5 Grades

AND Mathematics Grade O6 or H7

AND English Grade O6 or H7

OR Irish Grade O6 or H7

PLUS Minimum Points Score of 300.

Noel McKenna (Head of Department of the Built Environment)
Phone: +353 429370200

The first year of this programme will be delivered to a combined group of Construction Management and Architectural Technology students. At the end of first year students can request to transfer to the Architectural Technology programme.

Course ID DK832
Level 8
Duration 4 Years
Places 40
School School of Engineering
Department Built Environment
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
Starting Date September 2018
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