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Master of Science in Construction Project Management

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MSc
Programme Code: CR_CCOPM_9
 
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time, Distance Learning, ACCS, Open
 
No. of Semesters:3
NFQ Level:9
Embedded Award:No
 
Programme Credits:90
programmeReviewDate:March 2021
Department:CONSTRUCTION
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 and their practical application in the management of overall design and construction of complex development projects; 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 flexibility and adaptability; Demonstrate the capacity to handle uncertainty and unforeseen events; Be critically aware of the business and project environment; Possess a broad perspective of project goals; Assume greater responsibility and to contribute to groups and teams; and demonstrate specialist skills and expertise while possessing a balanced, objective and well focused perspective.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) Possess a broad range 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; Gain and use power appropriately, manage relationships, cultural differences and workforce diversity and create high performance teams.
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, Demonstrate objectivity when dealing with complex issues.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) Apply the knowledge learned in different environments in their own organizations and projects; Apply knowledge in contexts which are unpredictable/predictable, which are contingent on the organisation, the project and the business environment; Demonstrate awareness, flexibility and anticipation of these contexts and adapt accordingly.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) Assume responsibility within their organisation; Lead, create, initiate and stimulate thoughtful responses to project requirements and problems, etc; 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; Identify a shared concern to actually learn and create a supportive learning culture in their organization; Be aware that learning leads to a better future for employees, affording them psychological safety and promotional prospects; 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 and be respected in the workplace; Demonstrate an ability to act as a role model; Act as a facilitator within their organisation and encourage other employees to offer new ideas thus ensuring the spread of new innovative knowledge.
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

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

Stage 1 / Semester 2

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

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
INTR9012 Research Project Realisation

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