Quantity Surveying - Sustainable Public Building - Limerick Campus

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

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

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.

Application dates

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


1 year

Location: Limerick


Course Fees €5,850

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  • Qualifications

    Degree - Masters (Level 9 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Daytime

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