What is the MSc in Management in the Built Environment programme about?
The built environment consists of buildings and all other things that have been constructed by human beings. The programme, therefore examines the key contemporary issues in the built environment sector. It blends theory and practice to ensure that the learner will be equipped with practical skills underpinned by theoretical foundations. In addition, learners will be able to feed into and drive built environment developments, professional practice and future research.
The programme ensures that the learners will have an in-depth knowledge of the underlying theories, key concepts and technologies within the discipline area of the built environment. Graduates will be able to analyse the complex contemporary challenges and issues in the management of the built environment and integrate and apply this knowledge to formulate creative and innovative solutions. They will develop a capacity for critical thinking within their discipline and demonstrate an ability to bring their expertise to bear on real world problems and challenges in the built environment. They will be equipped to lead, develop, and manage within a range of built environment organisations.
Students on this programme will also have the opportunity to develop advanced research skills which would enable them to pursue further qualifications at NFQ Level 10.
What will I be able to do when I finish the programme?
Learners will study modules in:
Leadership and Management
Construction Project Management
Building Economics and Life Cycle Cost Analysis
Legal Aspects of Management in the Built Environment
Public Procurement of Construction
Energy & Buildings
Retrofitting & Building Fabric
Graduates of this programme will be well placed to take up management positions across the full built environment sector.