This programme is at NQF Level 9 and it has been designed for participants who want to develop their Construction Project Management knowledge and skills at postgraduate level without leaving their employment. This two-year part-time programme incorporates 'blended learning', where technology and traditional modes of delivery are effectively merged.
While it is open to NQF Level 8 degree holders from construction related disciplines (e.g. Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Architecture, Architectural Technology, Construction Management), it is also open to those with either NQF Level 7 qualifications or Professional Body qualifications in addition to relevant work experience.
Completing this programme and gaining the MSc qualification should enable the successful participants to perform at a higher level in the Irish and International Construction Industry and generally improve their overall career prospects.
This programme aims to:
- Develop a deep understanding of and competence in the key project management processes in a construction environment;
- Develop the participants research knowledge and capabilities, thus enabling their application to the management of projects, innovation and continuous improvement in the construction industry.
Teaching and Learning
The programme is delivered through a blend of traditional methods (lectures, workshops, seminars, tutorials, projects) and e-learning.Students will typically be required to attend WIT for 15 days during the year on 6 occasions of 2 or 3 days duration (all day Thursday & Friday and some Saturday mornings). Students will also use the Institutes Learning Management System 'Moodle' and engage in online interaction. The teaching of some modules will be supplemented by problem-based material that will enable a more flexible and bespoke teaching and learning experience.