Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics

As the business person 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. Graduates of the Level 8 Programme are provided with the academic qualification necessary to commence the process of becoming a Professional Quantity Surveyor (Chartered Surveyor). The programme provides highly sought after and valuable specialisations, giving its graduates a clear edge in the employment market. Graduates find employment within Building, Civil Engineering or Building Services Consultancy Practices / Contractors, Sub-Contractors, Facilities Management or Insurance Companies, Local Authorities, Government Departments, State/Semi-state Organisations, property divisions of the Banking Sector & Utility Providers. The Level 8 Programme is fully accredited at Professional Level by the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) and The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in the UK (RICS).