Construction Project Management - PgCert / PgDip / MSc

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

The course is specifically designed as a route into the construction management profession for graduates with degrees in surveying, construction, architecture, civil engineering, real estate and other cognate degree courses. The course is also open to you if you have relevant professional experience. It provides a rigorous and coherent education that provides a broad base of knowledge and an appreciation of the many and varied factors, including legal, economic and social issues and trends, that influence the construction industry and construction process. On completion of the course you will have covered both the 'core' and 'areas of specialism' needed to enable you to register for membership of the RICS. However, you will still need to undertake the necessary work-based learning (e.g. assessment of professional competence - APC) before you can become a fully fledged member.

Key Facts

The course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Successful accreditation of the course will lead to Professional Membership after completion of the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC).

The University has excellent partnerships with industry, ensuring that you will find the course relevant and enhancing your job opportunities. Similarly, the staff's industry contacts and experience ensure the course is professional and teaching is industry-focused. Teaching methods are based on interaction with the students, and assessment methods are tailored to the learning outcomes of each module, including unseen invigilated examinations, seen papers, individual essays and reports, individual and team presentations, portfolio, and major individual submissions (MSc dissertation). An overseas study trip is incorporated into this course so that the students can experience the social, cultural, economic and technological impacts on construction project management in an international context, This leads to a lively and challenging approach to teaching which you will experience within an exciting and stimulating group of fellow students from diverse backgrounds.

 
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