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Athlone Institute of Technology

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

“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

Why take this course? 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.

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

What job opportunities might it lead to?

Graduates of the programme will find roles in commercial management in construction organisations, with significant opportunities for advancement. This level 8 honours degree is an essential requirement for the modern construction professional. The skills developed through this programme have been identified as in demand through recent published national reports and through direct consultation with industry carried out by AIT. Management capability, application of lean processes, use of ICT and awareness of building regulations are identified as the key skills shortages in the construction sector.

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.

Skills such as lean management,

building information modelling, administration of building

What will I experience?

regulations and contract law form the core of the programme.


Faculty of Engineering & Informatics

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Course Level - 8

Further Study

Duration - 18 Months

As a graduate you can progress to appropriate Level 9 programmes.

Format - Part Time, Blended

Course Award:

BSc (Hons) Construction Management

Minimum entry requirements:

Construction Management is a degree that opens many doors, but the programme at

AIT goes that step further by having a

Delivery Mode:

great connection with its students

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, case studies, interviews, presentations, etc.

Contact us Alan Duffy Department of Civil, Mechanical & Polymer Engineering & Trades Athlone Institute of Technology Tel: +353 (0)86 826 5672 Email: aduffy@ait.ie

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For more information on our courses visit www.ait.ie/courses

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

Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Construction Management

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).

BSc (Hons) Construction Management  

This programme is a unique offering in Ireland and has been specifically designed to meet the modern requirements of a construction manager...

BSc (Hons) Construction Management  

This programme is a unique offering in Ireland and has been specifically designed to meet the modern requirements of a construction manager...

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