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.
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
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 StructureModules include:
- Learning and Innovation Skills
- Quantity Surveying Practice & Procedures
- Law for The Built Environment
- Building Measurement
- Construction Technology
- Building Services
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , National
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesEconomics Civil Engineering & Construction Environmental Management View 56 other Bachelors in Civil Engineering & Construction in Ireland
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- 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.
International6950 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6950 EUR per year during 48 months.
EU/EEA819 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 819 EUR per year during 48 months.
Student Contribution: €3,000/year
Living costs for Galway
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.