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Quantity Surveying

This programme aims to create specialists capable of understanding inter-related issues of Quantity Surveying and Sustainability. The programme will enable the learner to specialise in one of three aspects of Quantity Surveying, namely, sustainable public building, sustainable civil engineering and sustainable mechanical & electrical engineering. The programme aims to position graduates to capitalise on the growing employment opportunities presented through the Government Capital Works Management Framework (CWMF)

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 (i.e. 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 Flexible Learning Office for consideration.

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


Duration: This programme will be 11 months in duration, commencing in September. The programme will be run on a part-time basis during the daytime. Classes may take place Monday through Friday inclusive and will be between 11 and 17 hours per week. Timetables will not be finalised until September.

Further enquiries

For further information: Dept of Flexible Learning
Tel: 061 293802 Email:

Subjects taught

The programme covers topics such as Sustainable Development in Public Buildings, Procurement and Tendering, Cost Planning, Risk and Safety Management etc. and also provides the opportunity to gain specific knowledge on a topic through a Thesis or Applied Research Project.


If you are eligible to complete this programme through the Springboard initiative no fees will apply. Applicants who are applying for this course via Springboard, must apply at

Location: LIT Moylish

Master of Science in Quantity Surveying.

Assessment method

Students will be assessed by means of assessments and examinations. Students will also be required to produce a thesis or applied research project.

Course fee

Programme Fees: FREE

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