Outcomes


  • Apply appropriate design techniques and codes of practice.
  • Evaluate and integrate information and processes through individual and group project work.
  • Solve a wide range of problems related to the analysis, design, and the construction of buildings and civil engineering projects.
  • Define, plan, conduct, and report management techniques.
  • Analyze and interpret financial information.
  • Understand the requirements of health and safety in construction projects.
  • Suggest solutions and designs on a conceptual level and in detail that consider sustainability and other issues of importance.
  • Practical and Professional Skills

    On completion of the construction and building engineering program of study, students should be able to:

    • Plan and undertake individual construction engineering projects.
    • Use laboratory and field equipment competently and safely.
    • Observe record and analyze data in laboratory as well as in the field.
    • Use appropriate computer-based support tools and software packages for problem-solving and analysis of results.
    • Prepare technical drafts and finished drawings both manually and using CAD.
    • Prepare quantity surveying reports, cost estimates, construction schedules, and plan and design the necessary elements used in a variety of construction methods.
    • Administer contracts and control time, cost and quality of projects.
    • Apply the give technical presentations suitable for the time, place and audience.
    • Use the scientific literature effectively, and make discriminating use of Internet resources.
    • Display an integrated approach to the deployment of communications skills.
    • Use IT skills and display mature computer literacy.
    • Prepare and deliver coherent and structured verbal and written technical reports.
    • Use the scientific literature effectively, and make perceptive use of Internet resources.
    • Work effectively with and for others, and function professionally, independently and in a multidisciplinary team.
    • Display personal responsibility by working to multiple deadlines in complex activities.
    • Manage time effectively.
    • Monitor, plan and reflect upon personal, educational and career development.
    • Communicate with others applying different codes of practice.