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Auctioneering, Valuation & Estate Agency, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Dublin, Ireland
This Auctioneering, Valuation & Estate Agency programme offered by Dublin Institute Of Technology is suitable for those wishing to prepare for a career as an estate agent, property manager or property valuer and aims to give an understanding of the legal, economic and physical framework within which the property market functions.
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Overview

To provide property services in the areas of sales, letting or property management, it is a legal requirement to obtain a licence from the Property Services Regulatory Authority (PSRA). Graduates of this Dublin Institute Of Technology programme at Dublin Institute Of Technology are eligible to apply for this licence.

Students may leave with a graded Certificate in Auctioneering, Valuation and Estate Agency upon successfully completing year two of the programme (having gained 120 ECTS credits), allowing them to apply for their licence from the PSRA.

What will I Study at Auctioneering, Valuation & Estate Agency?

A range of modules are taught to provide students with an understanding of selling, leasing, valuing and managing property. The programme also provides students with the analytical skills to understand financial areas that impact upon the job of an estate agent, property valuer and property manager.

The programme develops your skills in:

  • interpersonal relationships

  • logical thinking

  • teamwork

  • presentations and communication

  • numeracy and computing

  • managing tight deadlines

  • self-motivation

Career Opportunities

Estate Agents and auctioneers are involved in the sale, letting, management and valuation of residential and commercial buildings. The programme provides students with the academic knowledge and vocational skills to function effectively in the built environment workplace. Generally, graduates work in the larger firms or in small partnerships. The programme is very suited to those with an entrepreneurial spirit and also provides the skills to enable graduates, after gaining appropriate work experience, to open their own business. The career is suitable for those who have an interest in people and the built environment. Other desirable traits are an outgoing nature and the ability to get on with people.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Valuations
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Law
  • Construction Drawing and Cartography
  • Marketing

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Applicants must apply through the CAO system. 
  • Applicants must have obtained a full award. A Component Certificate is not sufficient. 
  • The best 8 modules are used for ranking purposes for a reserved quota of places on a number of courses.
  • A major award may be accumulated over more than one academic year.  In such cases it is the responsibility of the applicant to apply to QQI for a major award where courses are taken over more than one year.
  • Applicants presenting full QQI Level 5 awards will not be required to meet minimum entry requirements based on Leaving Certificate results. The QQI Level 5 award is accepted in its own right.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12500 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    3250 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3250 EUR per year and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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