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
Quantity Surveying Skills 1 Mandatory 5 4
Elementary CAD Mandatory 5 4
Physics 1 Mandatory 5 4
Technical Writing & Communication Mandatory 5 3
2 Land Surveying & GIS Mandatory 5 4
Measurement & Pre-contract Cost Planning Mandatory 10 8
BIM Graphic Communications Mandatory 5 4
Construction Technology 2 Mandatory 5 4
Building Services 1 Mandatory 5 4
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 Advanced Construction Technology Mandatory 5 5
Building Contract Law Mandatory 5 4
Measurement & Estimating 1 Mandatory 10 6
Tendering & Procurement Mandatory 5 5
Engineering Methods & Electro Mechanical Drafting Mandatory 5 4
4 Measurement Project Mandatory 5 6
Building Services 2 Mandatory 5 4
Site Organisation Mandatory 5 4
Measurement & Estimating 2 Mandatory 5 5
Economics Mandatory 10 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 Dissertation Proposal Mandatory 5 3
Financial Management Mandatory 10 6
Construction Law & Professional Ethics Mandatory 5 4
Measurement & Development Project 1 Mandatory 10 6
8 Applied Project Administration Mandatory 5 5
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

CAO Key Dates:
Discounted closing date – 20 January (17:15)
Normal closing date – 1 February (17:15)
Late closing date – 1 May (17:15)
Change of Mind opens – 5 May (12:00)
Change of Mind closes – 1 July (17:15)
Round 1 offers – 20 August (06:00)

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
School of Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering & Construction