Quantity Surveying

Letterkenny Institute of Technology


Course Name Quantity Surveying
Course Provider Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Course Code LY518
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Letterkenny Institute of Technology Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Letterkenny
Duration 4 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum Entry Requirements:
Minimum Six O6/H7
Maths O6/H7
English or Irish O6/H7
At least two H5

Results from Bunleibhéal Gaeilge do not meet the entry requirements.

Foundation Maths
Foundation maths at and above grade F2 (80%) will meet t...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme
The LCVP link units are considered as a single subject that may be counted towards matriculation and points are awarded as follows:

LCVP Grade Points from 2017 onward
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+QQI FET Level 5 Awards (Formerly FETAC)
Applicants must present a full major award. A record achievement, a minor award or a components award will not meet the minimum entry requirement. Additional specific requirements apply to some courses.


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Mature Applicants

Expand+If you are applying for first year and will be 23 years of age (or older) by 1 January in the proposed year of entry you are defined as a “Mature Applicant”. The term “Mature Applicant” is not used for those applying for entry to year 2 or higher.

Alternative Entry Go to: https://www.lyit.ie/Study-at-LYIT/International-Students/How-to-Apply for further information.
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 24
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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+Is this course for you?
This programme is designed for those who wish to work as professional quantity surveyors and economic managers in the construction industry. The qualification will enable graduates to commence the process of becoming a Char...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?
Year 1
Semester 1
• Quantity Surveying Skills (M)
• Elementary CAD (M)
• Construction Technology 1 (M)
• Mathematics 1 (M)
• Physics 1 (M)
• Technical Writing & Communication (E)
• Land Surveying & GIS (E)

Semester 2

Comment Accreditation
LYIT has obtained partnership with the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI). The honours degree is accredited by SCSI and also recognised by the worldwide professional body, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), by reciprocal agreement.

The honours degree is accredited by CIOB for full academic exemption towards Chartered Membership (MCIOB).
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career opportunities
Successful graduates find themselves working in the following sectors:
• Professional Quantity Surveying (PQS)
• Building Contracting
• Property Development
• Housing Associations
• Local & Central Government
• Manufactur...

Further Enquiries Department Administration
Telephone: (074) 918 6410/6406
Head of Department: Anne Boner
Telephone: (074) 918 6403
Email: anne.boner@lyit.ie
Points History
Year Points
2018 316
2017 301
2016 290