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Undergraduate

BSc (Hons) in Construction Management

Construct your leadership potential
DK832
288 Points

CAO Code

DK832

Start Date

September 2024

Course Capacity

40

Duration

4 Years

Work Placement

Yes

NFQ Level

8

Discipline Area

Engineering & Built Environment

Course Type

Undergraduate

Study Mode

Full-Time

Delivery

On Campus

Course Overview

This course integrates theory with practical application to equip students with real life management, 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.

The first year of this course will be delivered to all Year 1 Construction Management, Building Surveying and Architectural Technology students. At the end of first year students can request to transfer to the Building Surveying or Architectural Technology course.

What makes this course different

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Become a Chartered Construction Manager

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

Work Placement

In 3rd year students undertake an industry work placement where they gain important contacts within the industry to help them in their future careers.

Transfer after 1st Year

At the end of first year students can request to transfer to the Building Surveying or Construction Management course.

Understanding the Industry

Construction managers are involved with the built environment and its planning, design, construction, maintenance, and restoration. Whether tackling the housing crisis or improving the world’s infrastructure, construction managers help build the places we work, homes we live in and roads we travel on.

Career Opportunities

Future Careers:

  • Construction Manager
  • Contracts Manager
  • Building Project Manager
  • Facilities Manager

In these areas:

  • Engineering
  • Construction
  • Estates Management

Course Delivery and Modules

  • Year 1

    • Building Technology
    • Design & Creativity in the Built Environment
    • Measured Surveys
    • Materials Technology
    • Report Writing and Communications
    • AutoCAD
    • BIM (Building Information Modeling)
    • Building Services
    • Building Quantification
  • Year 2

    • Construction Technology
    • Measurement & Estimating
    • Health Safety & Environmental
    • Building Services
    • Building Regulations & Control
    • Measured Surveys
    • Integrated Group Project
    • Procurement & Tendering
    • Construction Site Management
    • Infrastructure
  • Year 3

    • Construction Technology
    • Contract Administration
    • Law
    • Construction Management & Planning
    • Construction Safety Management
    • BIM ICT
    • Work Placement
  • Year 4

    • Dissertation
    • Strategic Construction Management
    • Organisational Management
    • Financial Management
    • Management Project
    • Professional Practice & Entrepreneurship
    • BIM Management

Work Placement

In 3rd year students undertake an industry work placement where they gain important contacts within the industry to help them in their future careers.

Professional Accreditations

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

  • DKIT

Education Progression

Postgraduate, Springboard 1 Year Blended

Postgraduate Diploma in Building Surveying (Full-Time)

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Postgraduate 1-2 Years Blended

MSc in Building Surveying

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Fees and Funding

Please find information on fees and funding here: www.dkit.ie/fees

Entry Requirements

Recent CAO Points

2023 CAO Round 1 Points

288

How To Apply

Apply on CAO

All standard entry first-year applicants must apply for entry through the CAO. See Important application dates for CAO and information for specific applicant types below:

CAO Code: DK832
Apply on CAO

Advanced Entry & Transfer Applications

Advanced Entry is for applicants who have previous educational achievements and/or work experience and want to be considered for direct entry into year  2, 3, or 4 of a course. This includes students looking to transfer to DkIT from another Higher Education provider.

Closing Date: 6th June
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International Application (non-EU)

International Applicants (not from or living in the EU) can apply through an agent or directly to DkIT to study this course.

Ask us a Question

If you have a question about the BSc (Hons) in Construction Management please ask it below and we will get back to you.


Noel McKenna

Head of Department of the Built Environment

Email: noel.mckenna@dkit.ie

Disclaimer: All module titles are subject to change and for indicative purposes only. All courses are delivered subject to demand and timetables are subject to change. Elective Module options will only run subject to student numbers. The relevant Department will determine the viability of each elective module option proceeding depending on the number of students who choose that option. Students will be offered alternative elective modules on their programme should their preferred elective option not be proceeding. Award Options for Common Entry Programmes: The relevant Department will determine the viability of each award option proceeding depending on the number of students who choose either option. If the numbers for one of the Award options exceed available places, students for this option will be selected based on Academic Merit (highest grades).