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Construction Project Management

Overview A
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 Semester 3.

Students may take modules on a phased basis and achieve the programme qualification over a number of academic years.

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 Cork Institute of Technology (


Full-time: 1 Year (3 Semesters, September to August).

No. of weeks per semester: 13
No. of timetable hours week: 14 - 18
Which days: Variable

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

Number of credits


Careers or further progression

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.

Further enquiries

Colin Donoghue
Department of Construction
T: +353 21 433 5412

Subjects taught

All modules are worth 5 credits (ECTS) unless otherwise noted.
Semester 1
• Contract Administration/Dispute Resolve
• Sustainability in Engineering
• Research Skills and Practice
• Const. Project Management
• Org Management & Knowledge Management

Electives – Choose 1
• Corporate Construction Finance
• Mechanical & Electrical Services Cost Planning
• Strategic Construction
• Development Appraisal
• Advanced Measurement
• Entrepreneurship
• New Venture Management & Growth
• Strategic Business Management

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

Semester 3
Research Project Realisation (30 ECTS)


Location: CIT Bishopstown Campus.

Application date

Closing date: 19th August 2017

Course fee

EU Applicants: €5,000
Non EU Students: €12,000

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