GMIT Prospectus 2021/22

Why Study Built Environment?

The building industry is vital to the economy worldwide and great career opportunities exist globally. GMIT offer a range of programmes directed towards a career in the built environment supported by a relevant third level qualification. If you are interested in the construction, design, technology and management of building projects and structures then you may be interested in a Built Environment programme at GMIT. Our programmes are designed to educate students towards a global awareness of issues such as sustainable construction, new and emerging technologies and to provide the high level of technical competence required by industry to ensure quality employability in the sector. Our Built Environment programmes are accredited by the relevant professional discipline body. These accreditations are recognised world-wide allowing graduate mobility as a professional in their cognate discipline. At GMIT our programmes meet the highest standard leading to a creative, diverse and rewarding career with high job satisfaction. Students can experience a specialist area of study combined with a transferable skill set. Students learn through real life scenarios and interdisciplinary team project work. At GMIT we emphasise the use of technological and software skills for the practical application of learning through placements, laboratory work and projects.

Learning Pathway

Level 6

Higher Certificate

2 Years total

Level 7

Bachelor Degree

3 Years (or 2 + 1)

Level 8

Honours Bachelor Degree

4 Years (or 3 + 1)

Level 9 / 10

Masters Degree / PhD Degree


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