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Master of Science in Architectural Technical Design

Programme Code: CR_CARCT_9
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time, ACCS
No. of Semesters:3
NFQ Level:9
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:90
programmeReviewDate:September 2018

Programme Outcomes

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

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) A wide and systematic knowledge of scientific, technical, engineering and construction principles and the design process for the technical design of architecture; an understanding of the key parameters and the technical, environmental, economic, social and cultural issues pertaining to this discipline
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) A critical awareness of current issues in architectural technical design; a knowledge of the latest technical developments and limitations to their application.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) Mastery of a range of specialist design and research tools and methods of investigation and analysis in the field of architectural technology; the ability to use architectural technology principles to design and develop innovative solutions to complex challenges in architectural technology.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to select appropriate advanced skills and use new methods required for novel situations and the ability to develop to a high level, new skills in emerging techniques as required in architectural technical design and analysis; the ability to undertake analysis of a technical design and justify decisions throughout a particular technical design process.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The ability to act at a variety of professional levels, particularly in the initiation, development and promotion of technical design solutions; the ability to identify and critically appraise potential technical solutions and opportunities, conduct appropriate research and undertake the technical design and development of solutions to complex architectural technical design challenges.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The technical competence to take significant responsibility for the work of individuals and groups, lead and initiate activity in architectural technology practice.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The ability to self-evaluate learning, identify knowledge gaps and take responsibility for the pursuit of academic professional development.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) The ability to scrutinise and reflect on the impact of architectural technology practice and technical design on culture and social norms and the ability to critically evaluate methods of change.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
INTR9010 Research Skills and Practice
ARCH9001 Technical Design Strategy
Module Code Module Title
BULD8024 M&E Cost Planning
BULD8022 Building Services Evaluation
INTR8018 Energy Systems Modelling
BULD8021 Building Thermal Dynamic Analysis
BULD9002 Contract Admin/Dispute Resolve
INTR9013 Const. Project Management
MECH8026 Building Energy Compliance
MGMT8018 Strategy Analysis
MMED8025 Multimedia Production
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
ARCH8025 Passive House Design 1
ARCH8027 Revit and BIM

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
INTR9011 Research Project Development
ARCH9002 Technical Design Development
Module Code Module Title
BULD8023 M&E Measurement
MECH8027 Degree Day Analysis
ARCH8004 Adapt & Reuse: Conservation
CTEC8005 New Media Production
INTR9007 Eng. Project Management
INTR9009 Global Project Management
MGMT8009 Intl Strategies & Org
MGMT9003 Managing Innovation
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
ARCH8026 Passive House Design 2
ARCH8020 Building Information Modeling

Stage 1 / Semester 3

Module Code Module Title
ARCH9003 Technical Design Dissemination
ARCH9004 Research Doc & Dissem

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