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TU Dublin Win Irish Construction Excellence Award

Posted: 2 April, 2019

On Friday 29th March, TU Dublin was awarded the Irish Construction Excellence 2019 award for best Third Level Course: Postgraduate or CPD for its postgraduate Building Information Modelling and Management suite.

The award was sponsored by Topcon Positioning UK & Ireland and was presented by Karol Friel, Sales Manager Topcon Positioning Ireland.

Professor Gerald Farrell, Director and Dean of the College of Engineering & Built Environment, and Dr Avril Behan, Programme Chair and Head of BIM & Digital Construction at TU Dublin, collected the award with at a ceremony in the Mansion House.

The postgraduate BIMM suite of MSc, Postgraduate Diploma, Postgraduate Certificate and CPD awards is the result of collaborative delivery of modules from across the schools in the College of Engineering & Built Environment and is managed by the School of Multidisciplinary Technologies.

The programme team is especially grateful for the excellent support that they have received from the industry since the commencement of the BIMM programmes in 2012. In that time, over 500 students have graduated with many having received Springboard or CitA Skillnet financial support. Outcomes for graduates of the programme have been excellent with over 95% either gaining promotion or securing employment as a result of engaging with the programme.

Karol Friel, Topcon Positioning Sales Manager for Ireland, Dr. Avril Behan, Head, BIMM and Digital Construction at TU Dublin and Prof. Gerry Farrell, Dean and Director of the College of Engineering and Built Environment at TU Dublin