CAO Code LY528
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Science (Hons)

Construction Management

4 years  /    Level 8  /    Full-time   /   Work Placement

Is this course for me?

This course is designed for those who wish to work as professional construction managers in the construction industry. The academic qualification from this Honours degree programme will enable graduates to commence the process of becoming a Chartered Construction Manager.

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
1 Construction Technology 1 Mandatory 5 4
Physics 1 Mandatory 5 4
Mathematics 1 Mandatory 5 4
Technical Writing & Communication Mandatory 5 3
Architectural Project 1 Mandatory 10 8
2 Architectural Project 2 Mandatory 10 8
Land Surveying & GIS Mandatory 5 4
Construction Technology 2 Mandatory 5 4
Building Services 1 Mandatory 5 4
Construction Management Principles Mandatory 5 4
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 Architectural History & Conservation Mandatory 5 4
Engineering Methods & Electro Mechanical Drafting Mandatory 5 4
Surveying 1 Mandatory 5 4
Structural Design & Materials Mandatory 5 4
Measurement & Construction Economics Mandatory 5 4
Advanced Construction Technology Mandatory 5 4
4 Integrated BIM Project Mandatory 10 6
Renewable Energy Resources Mandatory 5 4
Surveying 2 Mandatory 5 4
Building Services 2 Mandatory 5 4
Site Organisation Mandatory 5 4
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
5 BIM for Virtual Design and Construction Mandatory 10 6
Financial Management Mandatory 10 6
Building Energy Management Mandatory 5 4
Fire Engineering Mandatory 5 4
6 Digital Communications Mandatory 5 4
Document Control & Public Procurement Mandatory 5 4
Digital Land Surveying Mandatory 5 4
Professional Practice Mandatory 5 4
Work Placement Mandatory 10 4
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
7 Construction Law & Professional Ethics Mandatory 5 4
Dissertation Proposal Mandatory 5 3
Construction Management 1 Mandatory 10 6
Building Energy Performance Mandatory 5 4
Statutory Approvals Mandatory 5 3
8 Construction Management 2 Mandatory 10 6
Financial Information for Decision Making in Construction Mandatory 5 4
Dispute Mitigation and Resolution Mandatory 5 3
Dissertation Mandatory 10 4

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

  • Master degree by research at LYIT or elsewhere
  • Master degree in other institutes and universities at home and abroad.

Key Information

CAO Key Dates:
Discounted closing date – 20 January (17:15)
Normal closing date – 1 February (17:15)
Late closing date – 1 May (17:15)
Change of Mind opens – 5 May (12:00)
Change of Mind closes – 1 July (17:15)
Round 1 offers – 20 August (06:00)

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 918 6406 / +353 (0)74 918 6410

Head of Department Anne Boner
Email: Anne.Boner@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6403

School and Department
School of Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering & Construction