CAO Code LY518
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Science (Hons)

Quantity Surveying

4 years  /    Level 8  /    Full-time   /   Work Placement

Is this course for me?

The professionally-accredited BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying at LYIT is tailored to meet the expectations and needs of employers. The programme offers students exciting paid placement opportunities where they gain invaluable 'hands' on experience.

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
1 Mathematics 1 Mandatory 5 4
Construction Technology 1 Mandatory 5 4
Elementary CAD Mandatory 5 4
Technical Writing & Communication Mandatory 5 3
Quantity Surveying Skills 1 Mandatory 10 6
2 Land Surveying & GIS Mandatory 5 4
Measurement & Pre-contract Cost Planning Mandatory 10 8
Construction Technology 2 Mandatory 5 4
Building Services 1 Mandatory 5 4
Construction Detailing & BIM Mandatory 5 4
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 Mechanical & Electrical Scheduling Mandatory 5 4
Advanced Construction Technology Mandatory 5 5
Building Contract Law Mandatory 5 4
Measurement & Estimating 1 Mandatory 10 6
Tendering & Procurement Mandatory 5 5
4 Building Services 2 Mandatory 5 4
Site Organisation Mandatory 5 4
Measurement & Estimating 2 Mandatory 5 5
Measurement Project Mandatory 10 6
Economics Mandatory 5 5
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
5 Active Learning Diary & Professional Competencies Mandatory 25 0
Management Practice in the Built Environment Mandatory 10 0
Capstone Project Mandatory 15 0
Research Project Mandatory 10 0
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
7 Financial Management Mandatory 10 6
Construction Law & Professional Ethics Mandatory 5 4
Measurement & Development Project 1 Mandatory 10 6
Dissertation Proposal Mandatory 5 4
8 Applied Contract Administration Mandatory 5 4
Dissertation Mandatory 10 4
Financial Information & Decision Making in Construction Mandatory 5 4
Measurement & Development Project 2 Mandatory 10 6

Professional Recognition

Professional accreditation opens doors to global opportunities. This course is accredited by the Society of Chartered Surveyor Ireland (SCSI) and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

  • Graduates from this programme may, with one further years work experience, apply to gain full membership of the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI).
  • Master degrees in institutes and universities at home and abroad.

Key Information

Non Eu students will apply via https://noneuapply.lyit.ie/
There is a €20 application fee that all non eu students need to pay in order to submit their application .
All programmes will start in Sept 2022
Students can apply from Jan 2022 onwards

Click here for the Alternative to Work Placement

Fees

EU Fees: €3,000
Non-EU Fees: €10,500

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 918 6406 / +353 (0)74 918 6410

Head of Department Anne Boner
Email: Anne.Boner@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6403

School and Department
Faculty of Engineering & Technology
Department of Civil Engineering & Construction