Building Information Modelling & Digital AEC - Cork Campus

The programme will convert a traditional Architecture, Engineering or Construction graduate into a skilled postgraduate with an understanding of the digitisation of Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC), Building Information Modelling (BIM) as well as the potential of digitisation in the delivery of Sustainable Energy Systems and Policies or Facility and Asset Management. The programme will focus on professionals originating from the AEC sector to enhance skills in BIM and Information Technology (IT) to address a current skills gap in the industry.

The underlining philosophy of the postgraduate diploma is the enhancement and deepening of professional practice skills. In addition to learning and developing BIM and digitisation skills, the key aspect of the postgraduate diploma, through the industrial project, is to ensure graduates will gain an understanding of how these skills can be implement in a professional workplace environment.

Entry requirements

Admission requirements
Applicants should hold a minimum of a Level 8 in civil engineering, construction, architecture, architectural technology, building services engineering, or other cognate disciplines.

Equivalent recognition may be given through the Recognition of Prior Learning process on an individual case-by-case basis to candidates who have not achieved this academic standard but who can demonstrate significant relevant professional experience. Semester 1 electives include Advanced Level modules which provide students with the opportunity, where necessary, to enhance and develop skills in the BIM disciplines at Level 8.

Mature and non-standard Entrants
The Institute and Department facilitate non-standard entrants and the transfer of non-standard students on an individual, case by case, basis. A rigorous assessment of prior learning is carried out to establish competence and adherence to the requirements of the programme.

Application dates

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Duration and delivery
This is a part-time course that will be delivered 2 evenings and one afternoon per week.

More details
  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time,Afternoon,Evening,Daytime

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