BSc in Construction Management (Online)

Training Course Information

Construction Management is a professional field that focuses on each part of the construction process of any built environment. It typically encompasses commercial building sites or multi-unit residential sites. Construction Management of the site may be maintained by a general contractor or a separate entity, and the construction management personnel or company answers to the developer and is responsible for overseeing every aspect of the project from start to finish.

About the Programme

The B.Sc. in Construction Management is a degree programme offered via on-line distance learning over a period of 2 years part time. The programme is specifically designed to facilitate industry professionals including; Engineers, Architects, Technicians, Foremen, Qualified Carpentry and Joinery Craft persons. The programme prepares graduates to assume technical, management, academic and research and development level positions within in the construction industry.

Organisation of the Programme

The course is delivered over two years. The course consists of twelve subject modules, three per semester, and learners may take as few modules as they wish and complete the programme over a number of years to suit their own circumstances. Professionally qualified and experienced Civil Engineers, Architects and Quantity Surveyors will teach the various modules which are summarised on the following pages. The programme includes a significant amount of on-line testing in each of the modules and the objective of the final written and practical examinations is to ensure the validity of the on-line test results. Written examinations will be held in the Institute (or at alternative approved examination centre) at the end of each semester.

Target Group

The programme is suited to craft and supervision categories, or to those in management who are keen to develop specific management skills.

The BSc is an NFQ Level 7 Qualification, leading to a CIOB/CIF Professional Accreditation, delivering 60 ECB credits

The cost per Module is €600 and the cost of the Programme for each year €3,400. However, CIF Members can avail of a 10% discount on payment of the booking fee.

This is a 2 year part-time Programme.

Applicants should hold a related Level 6 National/Higher Certificate or a Senior Craft Certificate (Merit award) or equivalent and two years relevant work experience. With the introduction of the NFQ in 2003, changes were made to the education system in Ireland which meant that some awards were discontinued. However, these awards are included in the NFQ as legacy awards. Click on for a map of the NFQ with legacy awards.

Applicants with other qualifications and/or with relevant experience will also be considered through IT Sligo’s Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process. Please contact the Programme coordinator to discuss.

If you have qualifications from outside Ireland you should check out the International Qualifications Database for further information.

For further information about the BSc in Construction Management Programme contact:

Phone: +353 (0)71 91 55222

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