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Quantity Surveying

What is the programme about?
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.

Programme Aims:
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.

Entry requirements

1. A primary degree in a built environment programme with a minimum award of Second Class Honour Grade 2. or

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. or

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

4. 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 Lifelong Learning Office for consideration.

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

Duration

1 year full-time, 2 years part-time.

Further enquiries

Course Contact
Dr Rita Scully
Email: Rita.Scully@lit.ie

Mr. Pat Gill
Tel: 061 293820
Email: pat.gill@lit.ie

School/Faculty Contact
Telephone: +353 - 61- 293858
Fax: +353 - 61- 293001
email: builtenvironment@lit.ie

Head of Department
Mr. Pat Gill, BE (Civil), M.Eng.Sc, CEng, MIEI, MCIOB

Head of School/Faculty
Ms. Maria Kyne, B.E., M.Eng. Science, H.Dip. Ed, C.Eng, FIEI
Paschal Meehan, B. Eng (Hons), EEP, FTC

Lecturer
Dr Rita Scully, PhD, MSc, BSc, FRICS, FSCSI.

Subjects taught

MSc in Quantity Surveying (Sustainable Public Building)
• Specialisation Modules (20 credits)
• Project Management Modules (30 credits)
• Elective Modules (10 credits)
• Research Modules (30 credits)

MSc in Quantity Surveying (Sustainable Civil Engineering)
• Specialisation Modules (20 credits)
• Project Management Modules (30 credits)
• Elective Modules (10 credits)
• Research Modules (30 credits)

MSc in Quantity Surveying (Sustainable M&E Engineering)
• Specialisation Modules (20 credits)
• Project Management Modules (30 credits)
• Elective Modules (10 credits)
• Research Modules (30 credits)

Comment

Master of Science in Quantity Surveying
• Full time Masters programme
• 12 Months
• Includes thesis
• Satisfies education requirements for chartership
• Accredited by SCS and RICS
• Fee: €5,850

Conduct Thesis as an add on to gain full Masters qualification
• Satisfies education requirements for chartership
• Fee: €1,950

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