Measurement & Construction Economics

Is this course for me?

This module will mainly focus the learner’s attention on the concept of achieving value for money in building with a focus on cost solutions for fireproofing materials. Learners will continue to develop skills in the measurement of selected building elements and will be introduced to the principles and mechanics of cost planning and preparing tenders.

Entry Requirements

This module is at level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications. A background in construction or an engineering related discipline is desirable.

Application Requirements 

To apply for any short course please download the following application form: Lifelong Learning Application Form

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes include:

  • This is a stand-alone 5 credit module. 
  • A Land Surveying & GIS module, delivered in block in Semester 2 (January – May) may be combined with this module to form a Certificate in Introductory Construction Economics and Land Surveying (10 credit).
  • The module also gives an introduction to the discipline of Quantity Surveying which LYIT offers degree (LY507) and honours degree (LY518) level .


The fee for this course is €150.

Further Information 


School and Department

Anne Boner  

Department of Civil Engineering & Construction

Head of Department

School of Engineering



T: +353 (0)74 918 6403