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Master of Science in Interior Architecture

Programme Code: CR_DINAR_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 design, aesthetics, technical, engineering and construction principles and the design process for Interior 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 interior architecture practice and 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 interior architecture; the ability to use architectural principles to design and develop innovative solutions to complex challenges in architecture.
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 interior architecture design and analysis; the ability to undertake analysis of a design and justify decisions throughout a particular design process.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The ability to act at a variety of professional levels, particularly in the initiation, development and promotion of design solutions; the ability to identify and critically appraise potential projects and opportunities, conduct appropriate research and undertake the design and development of solutions for complex interior architecture challenges.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The technical competence to take significant responsibility for the work of individuals and groups, lead and initiate activity in interior architecture practice.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The ability to self-evaluate learning, identify knowledge gaps and take responsibility for the pursuit of academic and professional development.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) The ability to scrutinise and reflect on the impact of interior architecture 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
ARCH9005 Interior Arch Strategy Studio
Module Code Module Title
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
ARCH9006 Int Arch Development Studio
Module Code Module Title
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
ARCH9007 Interior Arch Doc Studio
ARCH9004 Research Doc & Dissem

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