MSc Quantity Surveying

Limerick Institute of Technology (Postgrad117)
Key Programme Details
Award

Master of Science in Quantity Surveying

NFQ Level

9 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Classroom - Daytime

Mode

Part-Time

ECTS Credits

90

Department

Built Environment

Skills Area

Construction

General Information
Contact

Flexible Learning Team

Email

flexible@lit.ie

Phone

+353 61 293802 or +353 61 293109

Address

Flexible Learning Department, Limerick Institute of Technology, Moylish Park, Limerick

Role

Springboard Administrators

Important Dates
Application Deadline

08/09/2017

Start Date

09/2017

About this Course

This programme aims to create specialists capable of understanding inter-related issues of Quantity Surveying and Sustainability.

Objectives

The programme is focused on the development of the learner as a post-graduate with a specialist understanding and competency in the theory, concepts and methodologies relating to the sustainability, technology, metrics, value, legal frameworks and management of complex built assets.

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 (ie. Chartered membership of the SCSI, 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

Long Description

This programme aims to create specialists capable of understanding inter-related issues of Quantity Surveying and Sustainability. The programme has a specific focus on sustainable public building. The programme is focused on the development of the learner as a post-graduate with a specialist understanding and competency in the theory, concepts and methodologies relating to the sustainability, technology, metrics, value, legal frameworks and management of complex built assets. The programme will create a progression opportunity for level 8 graduates and other learners with a mix of academic qualifications, relevant professional institute membership and experiential learning gained from working within the built environment. Those who successfully complete the programme will gain a Level 9 award as well as gaining access to the relevant professional institute membership (Society Chartered Surveyors Ireland) which is vital to secure employment in the sector. The programme covers topics such as Sustainable Development in Public Buildings, Procurement and Tendering, Cost Planning, Risk and Knowledge Management etc. and also provides the opportunity to gain specific knowledge on a topic through a Thesis or Applied Research Project.

Career Opportunities

The impact of the Capital Works Management Framework on the Built Environment is continuing to expand. The impact of
the Capital Works Management Framework on the management of pubic capital projects is immense. All project types
including; building, civil engineering, mechanical and electrical services are affected. The lead role of quantity surveyor as
a cost and value specialist requires the profession of quantity surveying to adapt and develop existing and new skill sets
to effectively delivery the Government’s objectives in the reform of public sector construction procurement. During 2015
the Government’s capital expenditures for the next 5 years were announced. These Government projects will be managed
through the CWMF. Graduates from the MSc will be well positioned to capitalise on these opportunities.

Timetable Info

This programme will be 11 months in duration, commencing in September 2017. The programme will be run 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 2017.

Delivery Location

LIT Moylish Campus, Limerick

Delivery Notes

Campus/Classroom

Admissions Contact Details
Instructor

Flexible Learning Team

Address

Flexible Learning Department, Limerick Institute of Technology, Moylish Park Campus, Limerick

Phone

+353 061 293802 or +353 61 293109

Email

flexible@lit.ie

Application Procedures

Applicants must apply at www.springboardcourses.ie

Media
Flexible Learning Information Website Page

Flexible Learning Information Website Page

http://flexiblelearning.lit.ie/course/quantity-surveying-level-9-master-of-science/