Master of Science Management in the Built Environment
Master of Science in Management in the Built Environment
NFQ Award Level 9
- Details available on the Admissions-Postgraduate pages
1 Year Full-time (1 day and 1 evening/week) / 2 Years Part-time (2 days and 1 evening/fortnight)
Postgraduate Diploma in Management in the Built Environment (NFQ Award Level 9 - 60 credits)
- Entry Requirements
- Further Study & Careers
- PAC Codes & Fees
- How to apply
Our masters course offers the opportunity for progression in the construction industry. Graduates from our MSc course have noted improved salaries, greater promotion prospects and the ability to transfer their skills through a range of technical, managerial and design careers. Recruitment companies such as Hays and Brightwater are confirming that demand for Construction professionals is increasing, with increasing salaries reflecting the shortfall in suitably qualified staff.
The programme ensures that the learners will have an in-depth knowledge of the underlying theories, key concepts and technologies within the discipline area of the built environment. Graduates will be able to analyse the complex contemporary challenges and issues in management of the built environment and integrate and apply this knowledge to formulate creative and innovative solutions. They will develop a capacity for critical thinking within their discipline and demonstrate an ability to bring their expertise to bear on real world problems and challenges in the built environment in Ireland and abroad. They will be equipped to lead, develop, and manage within a range of built environment organisations.
Students on this programme will also have the opportunity to develop advanced research skills which would enable them to pursue further qualifications at NFQ Level 10.
What subjects will I study?
- Leadership Strategy and Self-Management
- Construction Project Management
- BIM Management
- Building Economics and Life Cycle Cost Analysis
- Research Methods
- Legal Aspects of Management in Built Environment
- Public Procurement of Construction
- Retrofitting and Building Fabric
- Energy and Buildings
- Facilities Management
A minimum 2nd class Honours Degree in Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Facilities Management, Architectural Technology, Construction Management, Building Surveying, Architecture, Architectural Science or equivalent qualification in a cognate discipline area.
Chartered members of built environment professional bodies include such organisations as: Chartered Institute of Building, Engineers Ireland, Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland, Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland. Candidates with significant experience in the built environment sector (as determined through IT Carlow’s Recognition of Prior Learning Policy), in addition to an honours primary degree in another discipline area may also be considered for entry.
Applicants applying for entry via routes other than that listed above will be considered on a case-by-case basis through the IT Carlow RPL system.
Study & Career Opportunities
Graduates may pursue Level 10 (PhD) study opportunities upon successful completion of this programme.
The Postgraduate Diploma in Management in the Built Environment is an Embedded Exit Award (Level 9 - 60 credits).
Programme Codes & Fees
|Programme Code||Programme Title||Campus Location||Schedule||Fees||Closing date for applications|
|CWE01||Master of Science in Management in the Built Environment||Carlow||Full-time||€7,400*||Details available on the Admissions-Postgraduate pages|
|CWE02||Postgraduate Diploma in Management in the Built Environment||Carlow||Full-time||€5,500|
|CWL21||Master of Science in Management in the Built Environment||Carlow||Part-time||€7,400*|
|CWL22||Postgraduate Diploma in Management in the Built Environment||Carlow||Part-time||€5,500|
|* Fees for ITC Major Award graduates only €5,500|
How to apply
- Research & choose your programme from our wide range of postgraduate offerings on our website or in our prospectus.
- Check all of the relevant programme information including entry requirements, programme code and closing dates, taking time to read the Application Instructions.
- Get started on your postgraduate journey at IT Carlow!
All admissions queries from Irish or European applicants should be sent to email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
All Non-EU international applicants should apply through the International office. Please refer to the International section of the website for further details or email: email@example.com.
MSc, CPM, HDip, GIS,
BEng(Hons), CE, CEng, MIEI
BEng (Hons), MSc, CEng, MIEI
Head of Department of Built Environment and Extended Campus
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