Advanced Wood and sustainable Building Technology BSc

Advanced Wood and sustainable Building Technology BSc

Bachelor degree
36 months
Application deadlines: February 1
Processing time: 14 days
Application fee: €250
Intakes: September
International tuition: €10,500
Domestic tuition: €3,000

Program overview

    This broad-based level 7 Degree programme emphasises the principles of construction and has a strong bias towards sustainable construction practices. It will equip you with practical Carpentry and Joinery skills and an in-depth knowledge of sustainable building technologies and materials, including the retrofitting / refurbishment of existing dwellings to achieve a low carbon design and the construction of new low-energy buildings. The course is delivered through lectures and practicals.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • Duolingo English Test
    CAO to Year 1 of course Year 2 of Course: Non Standard Applicants If you are under 23 years, you must have a Leaving Certificate which includes Mathematics and English orequivalent, e.g., National Craft Certificate (Phase 2, 4 & 6) for entry to an ordinary Level 7 Degree programme.
    If over 23 years since 1st January, you are also applying as a mature applicant and you will be assessed by interview on the relevance and duration of your experience, and your motivation.
    If you do not meet the entry requirements of a programme BUT do have substantial relevant practical experience, then it may be possible to seek admission to the programme through IT Sligo’s Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) process.
    DuoLingo English Test (2020/21 intake only) - Undergraduate 90

Career opportunities

    Graduates from this course will have the skills necessary to avail of opportunities in the private sector as building contractors specialising in the construction of low energy buildings. This course also prepares the graduate for employment opportunities with building contractors, architects, quantity surveyors and local authorities, in areas such as retrofitting of existing building stock, BER certification, preparation of drawings and specifications, surveying and site setting out.

Campus location

Sligo , Ireland