Construction Economics

Institute of Technology Sligo

 

Course Name Construction Economics
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code SG302
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 6 Higher Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Sligo Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Ballinode, Sligo Town
Duration 2 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements Five grade O6/H7.

Leaving Certificate subjects must include Mathematics* and English or Irish.
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Bonus Points for Maths
25 additional points will be awarded for higher level Mathematics at grades H6 and above.

* Some courses do not require Mathematics as an entry requirement, while others have certain exemptions or honours requirements – p...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP LCVP
LCVP modules can be counted as one of the passes required when considering LCE entry requirements for IT Sligo courses. CAO points are awarded as follows:

Level Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+Scoring System for Eligible Applicants who hold QQI FET/FETAC Awards
A full QQI FET/FETAC Level 5 or 6 major award will have a minimum credit value of 120. Component awards, or achievement of less than 120 credits, do not constitute a full award.
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Mature Applicants

Expand+IT Sligo welcomes applications from mature students. Up to 20% of places on courses in the Institute are reserved for mature applicants. We recognise the valuable life and work experience that they bring to the courses they undertake.

From your pe...

Alternative Entry

Expand+The Minimum Entry Requirements For Applicants From Northern Ireland (GCE AS, A2, AVCE, Double Award, BTEC) Are:
Applicants must have a recognised award at Level 3 on the UK framework of qualifications. GCE AS and A Level, NVQ Level 3, Advanced Diplo...

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Number of Places 32
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Financial Support

Expand+A Student Contribution (registration) fee of €3,000 (2020/21) is payable by all students who do not qualify for a grant or scholarship. SUSI, Student Universal Support Ireland, provides financial support to eligible students. There are two elemen...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2020 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2020 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2020 CAO Handbook): F...

Course Content

Expand+Course Description:
This programme is designed for those with an interest in the building industry and offers graduates a broad skills base for management of construction projects with a strong emphasis on cost. The need for managing costs when set...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year One:
The course commences with a general introduction to the building industry including roles and responsibilities of the various people involved. Students are also introduced to the principles of measurement supported by an insight into mode...

Comment Special Features:
The course employs the latest technology including 3D modelling, on-screen measurement and BIM readers. Construction Economics has become a stepping-stone for many students into the area of Quantity Surveying and Construction Management.
Careers or Further Progression Graduate Destinations:
Graduates work as surveyors, estimators, site clerks, site managers, materials managers, sales representatives and quantity surveying technicians with contractors, subcontractors, construction specialists and materials suppliers.

Graduates can progress directly to the final year of the BSc in Quantity Surveying (IT Sligo), the final year of the BSc (add-on) in Construction Management (IT Sligo) or to related Level 7 courses at other third-level Institutions.
Further Enquiries Admissions Office
T: +353 (0)71 931 8510
E: admissions@itsligo.ie
 
Points History
Year Points
2019 190
2018 189