Construction - PgCert / PgDip / MSc

  • School of Property, Construction and Planning
  • Duration
  • Full Time: 12 months
  • Fees
  • Full Time: €4,290 per year
    International Students: €9,750 International GDL

The course is aimed at non-cognate degree holders and built environment professionals seeking membership of the construction profession. It offers you options for quantity surveying, building surveying and construction management. It covers the main topic areas of technology, law, finance, planning and management and leads onto exploring development issues such as supply chain and value management. The conversion course is designed as a fast track to professional qualification and reflects the growth in demand for qualified personnel in this area, and the need for an educational course that fulfils the needs of the industry. The property and construction industry is forever evolving and consequently offers a diverse range of attractive career prospects and challenges for graduates. There are many opportunities for a rewarding career in an industry where people can make a real difference to the world in which they live. The programmes are rigorous, demanding but coherent, aimed at producing capable, creative, reflective and critical practitioners. This course is fully recognised and accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). The learning adopts a 'knowledge-centric' approach to thinking, acting and social process within the industry's technical environment. This lively and challenging approach deviates from conventional courses, based on detailed technical knowledge, by developing a capability to work with inadequate knowledge. You will be encouraged to develop your own approaches to problems rather than being presented with standard solutions.

Key Facts

The course is fully accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and can lead to Professional Membership (Chartered Surveyor status) after completion of the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC). Our strong and relevant partnerships with industry are evidenced by the guest lecturers given by key figures in industry. Fast track options are available for mature students wishing to enter the industry.

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