What will I learn?

What is the Course about?

This profession is responsible for the provision, maintenance, operation and renewal of buildings and infrastrucuture within the commerical, industrial and public sectors. Specific technical and leadership skills are required to manage complex buildings and infrastrucuture in the most cost effective and sustainable manner.

Course Structure

In the Facilities and Buildings Services Management (FBS) option at Year 4, students will study the modules outlined in the table of this page. The course features a strong pratical element with a combination of leacutres and practical work in our specialized building services laboratories and workshops. Students visits commerical and industrial facility sites during the course.

Is this course for you?

You will likely have a practical and logical mind and a methodical way of thinking. You will also have an interest in how buildings are designed, built and operated. You will enjoy practical projects and working in teams. The construction industry is a vibrant, growing sector that needs self-driven problem-solvers who are up to a challenge.

Special Features:

  • Accredited by Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB)
  • Students visit commerical and Industrial facility sites during the course.
  • Highly practical course with "learn by doing" approach.
  • Training in leading edge technology and software.
  • Exit Award: Higher Certificate in Science in Construction Texhnology (NFQ Level 6) after Year 2 and Bachelor of Science in Construction Managment with Building Services (NFQ Level 7) after Year 3.

Which department am I in?

Department of Built Environment and Extended Campus

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
€10,250.00 (US$ 11,929) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

January 2022

Venue

Institute of Technology Carlow

Kilkenny Road,

Carlow,

Republic of Ireland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must demonstrate that they have reached a level of education in their country of origin that is the equivalent of a Secondary School Diploma (High School Diploma) with good grades in an appropriate language, mathematics and at least 4 other subjects. Students must also have an IELTS of 5.5 or equivalent; TOEFL Internet Based Test: 79; TOEFL Computer Based Test: 213; TOEFL Paper Based Test: 550; Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE): 50-57; GCE O-Level English Language: Grade C; Test of Interactive English (TIE): B2+; TOEIC: 700; GCSE English: Grade C; Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English: Grade C; English Test for Academic and Professional Purposes (ETAPP) B2+; Irish Leaving Certificate: Ordinary Level Grade D

For international students

Students must demonstrate that they have reached a level of education in their country of origin that is the equivalent of a Secondary School Diploma (High School Diploma) with good grades in an appropriate language, mathematics and at least 4 other subjects.

English language requirements: TOEFL paper based 550; TOEFL computer based 213; TOEFL internet based (iBT) 79; IELTS 5.5; GCE O level English language – grade C; Test of Interactive English (TIE) – B2+; TOEIC – 700; GCSE English – Grade C; Cambridge certificate in advanced English – Grade C; English test for academic and professional purposes (ETAPP) – B2+; Irish leaving certificate – ordinary level grade D.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Nilai University
  • Niagara College
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About Institute of Technology Carlow

IT Carlow offers an inclusive campus environment where students make lifelong friends while reaching academic goals.

  • Undergraduate, postgraduate and foundation programmes
  • Programmes in business, law, humanities, sport and science
  • In Carlow, South East Ireland, near Dublin
  • Known for student sporting excellence