Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Construction - Facilities and Building Services Management (FBS) CW438

  • NFQ Level 8
  • CW438
  • 18
  • 272
  • 4 Years
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What is the Course about?

This profession is responsible for the provision, maintenance, operation and renewal of buildings and infrastrucuture within the commerical, industrial and public sectors. Specific technical and leadership skills are required to manage complex buildings and infrastrucuture in the most cost effective and sustainable manner.

Course Structure

In the Facilities and Buildings Services Management (FBS) option at Year 4, students will study the modules outlined in the table of this page. The course features a strong pratical element with a combination of leacutres and practical work in our specialized building services laboratories and workshops. Students visits commerical and industrial facility sites during the course.

Is this course for you?

You will likely have a practical and logical mind and a methodical way of thinking. You will also have an interest in how buildings are designed, built and operated. You will enjoy practical projects and working in teams. The construction industry is a vibrant, growing sector that needs self-driven problem-solvers who are up to a challenge.

Special Features:

  • Accredited by Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)
  • Students visit commerical and Industrial facility sites during the course.
  • Highly practical course with "learn by doing" approach.
  • Training in leading edge technology and software.
  • Exit Award: Higher Certificate in Science in Construction Texhnology (NFQ Level 6) after Year 2 and Bachelor of Science in Construction Managment with Building Services (NFQ Level 7) after Year 3.

What follow-on study opportunities are available?

Graduates may progress to an MSc in Managment in the Built Enviroment or to a research masters or doctoral studies at Institute of Technology Carlow.

What exemptions will I receive?




What will I be able to do when I finish the course?

Facilites and Buildings Services Managers have responsibiliites for providing and maintaining a range of services such as: property strategy, space management, communications infrastructure, building maintenance and administration. These roles are required across a broad range of sectors including: industrial; commerical; public sector and government; working with direct clients or as contractors.

What are the minimum entry requirements?

Leaving Certificate:

  • 2H5 & 4O6/H7

Subjects required:

  • English or Irish O6/H7
  • Mathematics O6/H7

For Further Information Contact

Prgramme Director
Yvonne Finn
BSc Eng (Hons) PG Dip, MCIBSE, MIEI