Module Title:Project Management and Practice
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:8
Module Delivered In 1 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: Lectures Presentations Journal Articles Discussion Private Study Blackboard
Module Aim: This module prepares the Architectural Technologist Level 7 graduate to progress to Level 8 standard and demonstrate knowledge of and abilities in the range of duties and accountability required for practice as an Architectural Technologist. The module enables the exploration of the many routes and opportunities available to attain specialisation in particular facets of the Architectural project, through further study/programmes. The module also raises awareness of the need for the Architectural Technologist to continue to develop their knowledge, skill and competence throughout their career in the interests of best practice.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Demonstrate the requirements of Competence 1: Context
LO2 Demonstrate the requirements of Competence 4: Procurement
LO3 Demonstrate the requirements of Competence 6: Management
LO4 Integrate the relevant elements of other Competences: Communication; Technology; Regulation; Professionalism; Research
LO5 Have the ability to reflect on and proceed competently using personal and project feedback
LO6 Have the ability to discuss, develop and participate in group projects, in a collaborative and professional manner
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is recommended before enrolment in this module.

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Incompatible Modules
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Co-requisite Modules
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This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed.
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Transition from Level 7 to Level 8 Architectural Technologist
RIAI Standards of Knowledge, Skill and Competence - Level 8
The Design/Project/Construction/Collaborative Team
RIAI Work Stages, and RIBA Plan of Work
Safety, Health and Welfare & Risk Assessment in Project Management
Site Planning and Management re: Programme
Quality Management Systems Designing out Waste and Life Cycle Assessme
Sustainable Procurement
BREEAM and Management
BIM and its Project Management Attributes
Assessment Breakdown%
End of Module Formal Examination60.00%
No Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Project 3 - 5 Projects 1,2,3,4,5,6 40.00 n/a
No Practical
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam No Description 1,2,3,4,5,6 60.00 End-of-Semester

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Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture 30 Weeks per Stage 2.00
Estimated Learner Hours 30 Weeks per Stage 4.00
Total Hours 180.00

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_CMARC_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Architectural Technology 7 Mandatory