Quantity Surveying - Sustainable Civil Engineering

The aim of this programme is to enable learners to acquire a highly practical level 9 qualification in quantity surveying. The programme will enable the learner to specialise in one of three aspects of Quantity Surveying, namely, public sector building, civil engineering and mechanical & electrical engineering. 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.

More Information

LIT's postgraduate qualifications in Quantity Surveying are the only courses of their type outside of Dublin. These programmes will enable you to practice as a Quantity Surveyor and to specialise in one of three aspects of the profession, namely; sustainable public building, sustainable civil engineering and sustainable mechanical & electrical engineering.

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.

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.

Subjects taught

Year 1
Risk and Knowledge Management 10 credits
Project Management 5 credits
Contract Implementation and Dispute Management 10 credits
Measurement Principles 5 credits
Land Use Planning 5 credits
Management Information Systems 5 credits
Sustainable Property Management 5 credits
Thesis 30 credits
Applied Research Project 30 credits
Sustainable Development 5 credits
Procurement, Tendering & Value Management 10 credits
Sustainable Design & Construction 5 credits
Facilities Management 5 credits
Civil Engineering Measurement & Cost Planning 10 credits


1 year full-time / part-time


Course Fees €5,850

More details
  • Qualification letters


  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type


  • Apply to

    Course provider