Building Surveying

Course Description
This new MSc graduate conversion programme provides an opportunity for construction graduates to become educated for a career in Building Surveying/Building Engineering in Ireland and abroad.

It has been developed as an alternative route into the Building Surveying profession other than by way of the traditional honour's undergraduate degree. The programme is designed for graduates who wish to upskill and convert to a career in the construction Industry.

Who Should Apply?
Construction Graduates wishing to train as 'assigned certifiers' having a Level 8, Honours 2.2 Cognitive Degree.

Returners to Workforce
Graduates in Employment wishing to upskill
Previous self employed

Subjects taught

Course Content

Building Information Modelling (BIM)

Work Placement: provides an opportunity to gain structured and professional work experience, in a work based environment.

Sustainable Construction Technology

Building Appraisal Maintenance and Renewal

Law and Practice for the Built Environment

Specification, Design and Analysis

Research/Dissertation -individual research project on topic relating to Building Surveying

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
Applicants for this MSc programme will require a level 8 degree in a Cognitive Degree (minimum 2:2). Suitable candidates who do not meet this criteria may be considered for the programme based on other qualifications and/or work experience.

DkIT also recognises prior learning experience for candidates who may not meet normal entry requirements.

Application dates

Applications to MSc in Building Surveying:

To apply directly for the MSc in Building Surveying, You should apply using the DkIT Postgraduate Application. Potential students may be interviewed.

Please submit the following documents with your application and email it to

Completed Application Form(.doc)
An up-to-date CV

International Student Applications
International students must apply through get International Office, details on how to apply can be found at


1 year full-time
2 Years Part-Time

Post Course Info

Career Opportunities
This MSc addresses the qualification requirement set down by the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (the Association of Building Engineers and the Chartered Institute of Building & RICS) in respect to conversion courses, which will qualify participants (subject to validation) to take the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) and become chartered.

More details
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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time,Daytime

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