Construction Project Management - Cork

A unique programme, developed following Industry demand and Government calls for upskilling, which will provide students with advanced managerial skills in Construction Project Management.

Graduates will be equipped to meet the challenges of managing the design and construction of modern complex developments in a diverse business environment.

The comprehensive module range offers the student extensive choice, facilitating individual areas of expertise.

The learning experience involves a variety of modes, including classroom based lectures, individual and group project work, tutorials, seminars and presentations by visiting experts.

A research dissertation is completed by each student during Stage 2/Semester 1.

Subjects taught

Stage 1/Semester 1:
Contract Administration/Dispute Resolve
Sustainability in Engineering
Research Skills and Practice
Construction Project Management
Org Management & Knowledge Management

Electives (choose 1):
Corporate Construction Finance
Mechanical & Electrical Services Cost Planning
Strategic Construction
Development Appraisal
Advanced Measurement
New Venture Management & Growth
Strategic Business Management

Stage 1/Semester 2:
Eng. Project Management
Global Project Management
Research Project Development
Construction Value & Risk Management

Electives (choose 2):
M&E Measurement
Site Management and Technology
Construction Psychology
Construction Project Controls
Commercial Management
Infrastructure Asset Management
Adaptation and Reuse 2
Environmental Management
Intl Strategies & Organisation
Leadership & Change Management
Managing Innovation

Stage 2/Semester 1:
Research Project Realisation (30 ECTS)

Note: Delivery of this programme is subject to sufficient number of applicants.

Entry requirements

Admission requirements
Applicants must have successfully completed a Level 8 Built Environment Programme or equivalent* with a minimum Second Class Honours Grade 2.

*Equivalence: Where an applicant has not completed a relevant Level 8 programme equivalence is assessed through the formal Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process used in MTU.


2 Years Part Time

Part-time students may take modules on a phased basis and achieve the programme qualification over a number of academic years, typically 2 years.

Post Course Info

Career Opportunities
The programme has been designed to suit the distinctive needs of the construction industry and offers excellent career opportunities for graduates as project managers or contract managers with design and construction companies, project management consultants, and government agencies.

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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