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Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Construction Project Management

PGDip in Sc
Programme Code: CR_CCNPM_9
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time, Distance Learning, ACCS, Open
No. of Semesters:2
NFQ Level:9
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:60
programmeReviewDate:March 2021
Field of Study:Building Science

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) Demonstrate a wide and systematic knowledge of project management principles; Apply an understanding of the key parameters and the business, technical, economic, environmental and social issues relating to Construction Project Management.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) Communicate practical solutions to problems; Demonstrate the capacity to handle uncertainty and unforeseen events; Be critically aware of the business and project environment.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) An advanced knowledge of personal and organisational skills such as conceptual, diagnostic, technical, interpersonal, informational, communication, risk taking, analytical, problem solving; Demonstrate rational decision making, an ability to build trust and communicate effectively.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) Define and resolve structured & un-structured problems; Analyse soft or hard issue problems; Interpret clear/un-clear problems; Demonstrate qualitative and quantitative judgement based on experience and intuition.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) Apply the knowledge learned in different environments in their own organizations and projects; Demonstrate awareness, flexibility and anticipation of these contexts and adapt accordingly.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) Possess the technical competence necessary to take significant responsibility for the work of individuals and groups; Demonstrate an ability to implement communication structures within a project organisation.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) Evaluate their own learning, identify knowledge gaps, and take responsibility for the pursuit of academic professional development pathways; Recognise there is an opportunity for shared learning and information in the management of knowledge in project environments.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) Critically evaluate the technical, economic, environmental, ethical and social implications of Construction Project Management solutions; Demonstrate confidence which reflects their academic achievements and practical experience.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
INTR9015 Org Mgt & Knowledge Mgt
BULD9002 Contract Admin/Dispute Resolve
INTR9005 Sustainability in Engineering
INTR9013 Const. Project Management
Module Code Module Title
BULD8024 M&E Cost Planning
BULD8006 Strategic Construction
BULD8005 Corporate Const Finance
BULD8025 Development Appraisal
BULD8027 Advanced Measurement
INTR9010 Research Skills and Practice
MGMT8005 Entrepreneurship
MGMT9014 New Venture Growth
MGMT8017 Strategic Business Management

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
INTR9014 Construction Value & Risk Mgt
INTR9009 Global Project Management
INTR9007 Eng. Project Management
Module Code Module Title
BULD8023 M&E Measurement
BULD8010 Site Management and Technology
BULD8007 Construction Psychology
BULD8004 Construction Project Controls
BULD8030 Commercial Management
INTR9011 Research Project Development
INTR9017 Infrastructure Asset Mgmt
ARCH8004 Adapt & Reuse: Conservation
CHEP8008 Environmental Management
MGMT8009 Intl Strategies & Org
MGMT9024 Leadership & Change Management
MGMT9003 Managing Innovation

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