BSc in Construction Management

Course Duration
3 Years
Course Level
Level 7
Course Places
40 Places
Course Start Date
September 2018

Course Summary

This 3-year degree course aims to is to provide each student with the education and training necessary for entry into the construction and property industry at Construction Manager technologist level.

This technical programme integrates theory with practical application to equip students with real life problem solving and communication skills and a broad understanding of construction technology, construction site management, 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 integration, buildability, speed, cost efficiency and quality
  • project management planning and scheduling including decision making, 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:
(Mandatory)

YEAR 1 - Semester 2:
(Mandatory)

YEAR 2 - Semester 1:
(Mandatory)

YEAR 2 - Semester 2:
(Mandatory)

YEAR 3 - Semester 1:
(Mandatory)

  • Construction Technology 3
  • Contract Administration
  • Law
  • Construction Management & Planning
  • Construction Safety Management
  • BIM ICT

YEAR 3 - Semester 2:

(Mandatory)

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 who obtain an overall award average of 40% or higher are eligible to transfer onto the B.Sc. Hons. in Construction Management (level 8) programme in DkIT and upon successful completion of this will be able to commence the process of becoming a Chartered Construction Manager with the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).

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

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

Noel McKenna (Head of Department of the Built Environment)
Phone: +353 429370200
Email: noel.mckenna@dkit.ie

Graduates who obtain an overall award average of 40% or higher are eligible to transfer onto the B.Sc. Hons. in Construction Management (level 8) programme in DkIT and upon successful completion of this will be able to commence the process of becoming a Chartered Construction Manager with the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).

Course ID DK732
Level 7
Duration 3 Years
Places 40
School School of Engineering
Department Built Environment
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
Starting Date September 2018
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