Taught course

Information Technology in Architecture, Engineering and Construction

University College Cork · Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Entry requirements

Candidates must have achieved an 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.

Months of entry


Course content

The programme will enable civil engineers and engineers from other related disciplines (mechanical, electrical, etc.) to implement, manage, and maintain sophisticated Information and Communication Technology in AEC & FM-organisations. Alternatively, these engineers shall be able to continue on a research track (PhD).
Participants will understand Information and Communication Technology within the context of life-cycle oriented, sustainable management of complex built infrastructure systems.

Fees and funding

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 2009/2010 will pay a reduced annual tuition fee of £2,000.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Luke Allan