Construction Economics

ATU - Sligo Campuses

 

Course Name Construction Economics
Course Provider ATU - Sligo Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) ATU - Atlantic Technological University
Course Code SG302
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 6 Higher Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Major Atlantic Technological University Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Ballinode
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 Points
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.

All QQI FET/FETAC Level 5 and Level 6 awards will be scored using the best 120 credits to deliver a maximum of 390 points regardless of whether they were achieved before or after the introduction of CAS. The scoring process is outlined on the CAO website at www.CAO.ie
QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants Mature Applicants

Entry Requirements
The sole criterion for qualification as a mature applicant is age. You are required to be over 23 on 1st January of the calendar year of application. Applications should be made through the CAO in the usual way.
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...

Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 32
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support

Expand+A Student Contribution (registration) fee of €3,000 (2022/23) 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+Entry 2022

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2022 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Expand+PROGRAMME DESCRIPTION:
This course 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 s...

Subjects Taught

Expand+PROGRAMME OVERVIEW:
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 suppor...

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 our BSc in Quantity Surveying, the final year of our BSc in Construction Management (Online) 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
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
 
Points History
Year Points
2022 318
2021 174