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Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics (Hons)

Atlantic Technological University

48 months
6950 EUR/year
819 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Graduates of the Level 8 Programme in Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics (Hons) from the Atlantic Technological University are provided with the academic qualification necessary to commence the process of becoming a Professional Quantity Surveyor (Chartered Surveyor).


The Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics (Hons) programme from the Atlantic Technological University provides highly sought after and valuable specialisations, giving its graduates a clear edge in the employment market.

As the businessperson of the construction world the Quantity Surveyor is a mix of an Accountant, a Solicitor and a Building Manager. Quantity Surveyors have expertise in cost planning and controlling of construction projects, estimating, procurement, tendering and contracts administrative processes. In Year 3, a four-month work placement provides an opportunity for practical learning for each student. 

Career Opportunities

Quantity Surveying offers a choice or mix of office or site-based roles.

Graduates find employment at a Professional Level with:

  • Building, Civil Engineering or Building Services Consultancy Practices,

  • Building, Civil Engineering or Building Services Contractors

  • A variety of Sub-Contracting specialists

  • Facilities Management Companies

  • Insurance Companies

  • Local Authorities

  • Government Departments

  • State/Semi-state Organisations

  • Property divisions of the Banking Sector

  • Utility Providers (e.g. ESB, Bord Gáis, Eircom etc)

  • Construction Product Suppliers

  • There are opportunities in the area of Building and Civil Engineering in both new, refurbishment and retro-fit projects

In addition, experienced surveyors regularly find employment or start their own opportunities in the business world.

Programme Structure

Modules include:
  • Learning and Innovation Skills
  • Quantity Surveying Practice & Procedures
  • Law for The Built Environment
  • Building Measurement
  • Construction Technology
  • Building Services

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The general minimum Leaving Certificate entry requirement is a Grade O6/H7 or better in six Leaving Certificate subjects including English or Irish and Mathematics, two of which must be passed in higher level papers at Grade H5 or higher.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6950 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6950 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    819 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 819 EUR per year during 48 months.

Student Contribution: €3,000/year

Living costs for Galway

800 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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