Quantity Surveying - Limerick

MSc and PGDip in Quantity Surveying
The aim of this programme is to enable learners to acquire a highly practical level 9 qualification in quantity surveying. The programme will create a progression opportunity for level 8 undergraduates and other learners with a mix of academic qualifications, relevant professional institute membership and experiential learning gained from working within the built environment.

This course is fully accredited by the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

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LIT's postgraduate qualifications in Quantity Surveying are the only courses of their type outside of Dublin. They provide entry points to the profession of Quantity Surveying, and are fully accredited by both the Society of Chartered Surveyors of Ireland and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

The MSc in Quantity Surveying satisfies the educational requirements to become a chartered quantity surveyor within one year.

Subjects taught

What modules will I study?
Year 1
• Contract Implementation - Credits: 10
• Land Use Planning (Elective) - Credits: 5
• Measurement 1 (Quantification & Sustainable Development) - Credits: 5
• Measurement 2 (Quantification & BIM) - Credits: 5
• Procurement & Tendering - Credits: 10
• Cost Planning & Commercial Management - Credits: 5
• Risk and Knowledge Management - Credits: 10
• Contract Administration & Dispute Management - Credits: 5
• Construction Economics (Elective) - Credits: 5
• Dissertation - Credits: 30

Entry requirements

What are the entry requirements?
A primary degree in a built environment programme with a minimum award of Second Class Honour Grade 2.


An appropriate professional built environment qualification (ie. Chartered membership of the SCS, EI, CIOB etc.) and at least 2 years relevant professional experience/responsibility.


A primary degree and at least 5 years relevant professional responsibility and experience.


Special Case Registrations: Prospective participants who do not meet the entry requirements for the programme detailed above, but who may qualify for admission by meeting certain other equivalent criteria, should apply to the Admissions Office for consideration.

Note: An interview may form part of the selection process for all application routes.

International Applicants
International applicants should apply directly to the International Office at TUS, allowing plenty of time for completing the visa process. Applications for September start should be made by 1st June at the latest to ensure visas are processed in time. You should familiarise yourself with visa processing times for your country of origin to ensure you make a timely application.

Application dates

Please visit our Admissions page for further information on how to apply to this course.


1 year


Course Fees €5,850

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  • Qualification letters

    MSc PGDip

  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma (Level 9 NFQ),Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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