Master Information Technology in Architecture, Engineering & Construction

University College Cork | Cork, Ireland
The MEngSc Information Technology in Architecture, Engineering & Construction is a response to the increased need for qualified IT specialists who are able to use the new information and communication technologies in Architecture, Engineering, Construction (AEC) and Facilities Management (FM).

Description of Information Technology in Architecture, Engineering & Construction

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Please note that late applications will be considered if the programme has not been filled in the first round offers, or by the first round waiting list who meet the selection criteria requirements. Offers will then be made to late applications only if places are still available on the programme and if candidates meet the selection criteria requirements.

The MEngSc Information Technology in Architecture, Engineering & Construction is a response to the increased need for qualified IT specialists who are able to use the new information and communication technologies in Architecture, Engineering, Construction (AEC) and Facilities Management (FM).

The programme will enable civil engineers and engineers from other related disciplines (mechanical, electrical, etc.) to implement, manage, and maintain sophisticated Information & Communication Technology in AEC & FM-organisations. Alternatively, these engineers shall be able to continue on a research track (Ph.D.)

Participants will understand Information & Communication Technology within the context of life-cycle oriented, sustainable management of complex built infrastructure systems.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline July 1( EU); June 30 (Non EU)
Tuition fee
  • EUR 9960 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 2750 Year (EEA)

This programme receives funding from the Government under a major initiative to meet IT skills needs identified by the Expert Group on Future Skills Needs, therefore EU Students admitted to this programme in 2011/2012 will pay a reduced annual tuition fee of 2,750. If taking the course part-time a similar fee will be payable in 2012/2013.

Start date September  2015
Duration full-time 12 months
Languages
  • English
Take an IELTS test
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

The programme delivers in-depth knowledge in the main areas of "Information and Communication Technology in AEC", such as

(1) Network technologies and mobile computing and its application in the AEC & FM-domain,

(2) Distributed information management and representation and how to apply it to the AEC & FM-domain.

(3) IT-management (incl. software engineering) and how to use it within Facilities Management, logistics, as well as within design and engineering.

English Language Requirements

Requirements for Information Technology in Architecture, Engineering & Construction

Candidates must have achieved a second class honours BE (Hons) or BEng (Hons) or a Second Class Honours degree in Computer Science. The minimum grade is 2H2 or equivalent. However, candidates with equivalent academic qualifications and suitable experience may be accepted (e.g. finalised 8th Semester of Dipl.-Ing. Curriculum) subject to the approval of faculty. In all cases, the course of study for each candidate must be approved by the programme coordinator.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL equivalent

Part-Time Taught Postgraduate Programmes

Please note that non-EU applicants are not eligible to study part-time programmes

Work Experience for Information Technology in Architecture, Engineering & Construction

No work experience is required.

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