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Bachelor of Science in Construction Health & Safety

Status: Opening Soon


Level

07

Duration

1 Year

Department

Built Environment


Start Date

18/01/2021

Course Type

Flexible & Professional

Location

Limerick

The aim of this programme is to give the students an academically challenging educational experience that will enable them to develop the knowledge base, professional attitudes, leadership skills, commercial awareness and the skills necessary for the management of health and safety and its associated technologies to serve both the construction industry and society. The programme also aims to provide the student with the opportunity to develop skills for lifelong learning.

To achieve this aim, the following objectives have been set:

  • Acquisition of the skills necessary for the management of health and safety and its associated technologies.
  • Contribute to the construction process in a manner that sustains and enhances both the natural and the built environments by improving the culture of safety and imbedding an understanding and appreciation of its value.
  • The development of individual initiative, to encourage an imaginative approach to the solution of problems and to promote leadership qualities, as well as encouraging students to be successful team members and to communicate effectively.
  • The provision of a rigorous study of a broadly based core of modules.
  • The establishment of a thorough understanding of construction health and safety issues at design and site level with particular reference to site practice, design office practice, quality, safety and value for money.
  • The cultivation of a practical understanding of the construction industry and of the management of organisations and projects, having regard to the importance of buildings to clients, users and the wider community.

Upon completion the student will be a fully rounded graduate; intellectually competent to self direct their learning and fully empowered to continue their professional development.
 

What are the entry requirements?

Applicants must satisfy a minimum entry requirement of a Higher Certificate (Level 6) in a relevant field or an equivalent qualification to a Higher Certificate (Level 6) with appropriate prerequisite subjects and/or relevant life and work experience. Applicants may also be eligible for entry according to LIT’s Recognition of Prior Learning procedures.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE: Applicants who do not have English as their first language must ensure they satisfy English Language requirements. For entry to undergraduate courses, a minimum score of 5.5 in an IELTS exam is required. For postgraduate courses, a minimum of 6.0 is required. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their English proficiency meets these requirements.

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What modules will I study?

Sustainable Building Services 2
Construction Law and Supply Chain Management
Advanced Construction IT
Safety Technology
Legislation and Safety Management
H&S Project Evaluation and Development
Sustainable Construction Technology

More Information

Delivery

Please note that this is an INTENSIVE, 90% online course with Saturday tutorials in LIT Moylish, Limerick  required approx. every 4th week.

Online lectures Monday - Friday with a “watch back” option. If you  miss a lecture you will be able to watch it back at a time suitable to you. The programme will run over one year (January 2021 to December 2021)

Assessment

Assessment will be part continuous assessment and part end of module exam. Please note that the Exams for this course will take place weekdays, during daytime hours i.e. between the hours of 9am and 6pm. TBC closer to exam time.

Qualification

Bachelor of Science in Construction Health and Safety (Level 7)

Application Deadline

TBC

For queries relating to the course content

Contact: Paul Vesey
Email: paul.vesey@lit.ie

Course Fees

The fee for this programme is €5,630. There is an option to set up an Instalment Payment Plan.

Please email Springboard@lit.ie to register for the Interest List and for possible funding options.