Awards
Ordinary Bachelor Degree
Programme Code: 658
 
Mode of Delivery:Full Time
 
No. of Semesters:6
NFQ Level:7
Programme Credits:180
Language of Instruction:English
Department:Construction & Surveying
 

Programme Outcomes

On successful completion of this programme the learner should be able to :

PO1Knowledge - Breadth
 (a)a broadly-based scientific core
 (b)mathematics
 (c)theory and understanding in a particular sub-field of science
PO2Knowledge - Kind
 (a)the terminology, nomenclature, and/or classification systems appropriate to the subject area
 (b)subject-specific theories, concepts and principles
 (c)methods for acquiring, processing, interpreting and presenting subject-specific information
 (d)the identification, definition and resolution of routine problems
 (e)relevant legal, quality and regulatory frameworks
 (f)current issues of concern to society and an appreciation of the ethical issues involved
 (g)some aspect of the defining elements of the subject area as a result of individual study or research
PO3Skill - Range
 (a)apply knowledge and understanding to address familiar problems in a scientific work setting
 (b)employ data analysing, synthesising and summarising skills in a scientific work setting
 (c)source, interpret and apply appropriate and referenced literature from a specific scientific area
 (d)work independently within defined time boundaries
 (e)operate a broad range of laboratory and other relevant equipment safely
 (f)apply numerical and statistical analysis skills
 (g)maintain detailed records of activities
 (h)communicate scientific information in a variety of forms to specialist audiences
PO4Skill - Selectivity
 (a)identify and implement solutions to problems relating to scientific processes in a logical manner
 (b)appreciate the views of others
 (c)participate fully in the day-to-day operations of a scientific industry, or other scientific work setting
 (d)make decisions in relation to a controlled environment
 (e)test simple hypotheses
 (f)appreciate limits of knowledge in a scientific area
PO5Competence - Context
 (a)analyse and generate data, diagnose and trouble-shoot technical problems and contribute to their resolution in a range of structured work settings
 (b)use scientific skills to accurately perform tasks
 (c)behave professionally in a range of structured work settings
PO6Competence - Role
 (a)take direction, accept criticism and use feed-back to enhance own performance
 (b)participate in a structured team environment across a range of scientific disciplines
 (c)be self-directed in terms of time, motivation and planning and be self-aware and be open and sensitive to others
 (d)work with significant autonomy within allocated responsibility
 (e)work individually on complex tasks
 (f)exercise independent technical judgement
 (g)develop a personal work plan
 (h)accept responsibility for own work
PO7Competence - Learning to Learn
 (a)demonstrate an ability for autonomous, independent learning
 (b)identify gaps in personal knowledge, understanding and skills and identify appropriate means of gain these attributes
 (c)evince a commitment to continuing education and lifelong learning
 (d)take appropriate action to remain aware of industrial, regulatory and societal change, which will impact on chosen specialisation
PO8Competence - Insight
 (a)discuss relevant scientific issues in a social, cultural and economic context
 (b)promote science and technology to the general public
 (c)demonstrate an awareness of current issues of concern to society and an appreciation of the ethical issues involved
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BDLU E8Z01 Construction Technology 1 ( Part 1 of 2 )
MTRL I7001 Materials Technology
BLDS E8003 Measured Surveys 1
MATH I7002 Construction Mathematics
ADMN E8001 Report Writing & Communications
ADMN E7001 Essential Office Applications
 

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BDLU E8001 Building Services 1
BDLU E7002 Building Quantification
BDLU E8003 Measured Surveys 2
BDLU E8004 AutoCAD 1
BDLU E8Z01 Construction Technology 1 ( Part 2 of 2 )
 

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BLDS E8019 Building Control ( Part 1 of 2 )
PROJ E8013 Integrated Group Project ( Part 1 of 2 )
53443 Building Technology 2
MTRL E8003 Materials Performance
DESG E8009 AutoCAD 2
CNST E8004 Structures
 

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BLDS E8022 Building Pathology 1
BLDS E8029 Schedules of Works
BLDS E8010 Building Surveys 1
BLDS E8021 Building Services 2
BLDS E8019 Building Control ( Part 2 of 2 )
PROJ E8013 Integrated Group Project ( Part 2 of 2 )
 

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BLDS E8027 Building Design & Performance ( Part 1 of 2 )
LAW E8004 Law ( Part 1 of 2 )
PRMG E8001 Procurement Procedures
BLDS E8025 Architectural Conservation
RESA E8001 Research Studies
PLCE E8001 Work Preparation & Placement
 

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BLDS E8030 Building Surveys 2
ECON E8002 Property Economics & Valuations
PLAN E8001 Planning & Development Control
BLDS E8026 Building Information Modelling
BLDS E8027 Building Design & Performance ( Part 2 of 2 )
LAW E8004 Law ( Part 2 of 2 )