The Built Environment (Architecture & Planning)

National University of Ireland, Galway

Course Description

  • Course Name

    The Built Environment (Architecture & Planning)

  • Host University

    National University of Ireland, Galway

  • Location

    Galway, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Civil Engineering

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Admission to this course is subject to the agreement of the Head of the Discipline offering the course and will depend on the applicant's academic background in the relevant subject area.

    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

    5
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    2
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    3
  • Overview

    This module is designed to introduce Engineers and Project Managers to the basic principles of architecture, planning and the considerations and common challenges involved in the successful design of both. It enables students to take up a position within the construction (or related) industry armed with a meaningful understanding of how their individual role is critical to realising good design. It allows meaningful communication with architects and planners with the mutual benefits of same.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.