The programme is designed in partnership with industry and uniquely merges civil engineering with management skills. It provides graduates with the knowledge, skills and techniques needed to work in civil engineering management.
The programme is a four year sandwich: two years full-time study, one year of practical work experience (or equivalent) and a final year of full-time study. Graduates will be able to manage the construction and maintenance of infrastructural developments including bridges, marine works, tunnels, motorways, railways, airfields, etc and environmental projects including water and waste water systems, pipelines, waste management and residential, commercial and industrial buildings.
Who is the programme suited to?
The programme is suited to students from second level and mature students who wish to work in the construction and civil engineering industry in Ireland or abroad mainly in a management capacity.
Top 3 Reasons
1. This programme meets the academic requirements for membership of the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and Engineers Ireland (Associate Level)
2. Award provides pathway to Professional Body membership
3. Programme has applied for Teaching Council Approval
Class Contact Hours
20 hours per week
Civil Project Engineer
Civil Engineering Contractors
Graduates Work For
ARUP Consulting Engineers
“In third year Civil Engineering Management we go out on placement as part of our active learning year. For my Active Learning Year I was placed in the Olympic village in London. I have gained a lot of experience on this placement. I am very happy with LITs Active Learning approach and I would not hesitate in recommending it.”
On successful completion of the programme, employment opportunities include work as: Site Engineers, Civil Project Engineers, Civil Engineering Contractors. Some LIT graduates work for: Local Authorities, Civil Engineering Contractors, Consulting Engineers. Graduates can also progress to postgraduate programmes at LIT and other 3rd level universities and colleges.