Do you enjoy working on practical projects and working in teams with other people? Do you have a practical and logical mind? Do you enjoy problem-solving? Are you comfortable with numbers? Do you want to work in a vibrant industry with great employment/career prospects? If Yes, then Quantity Surveying should be of interest to you!
Our course is built around helping you to develop the key skills to become a Quantity Surveyor. You will develop a deep understanding of different Methods of Construction and Construction Technology ranging from housing to complex commercial and industrial developments. Central to the course are subjects to develop your expertise in the core quantity surveying costing skills of Measurement and Valuing of Building Work, Pricing, Estimating and Building economics. You will learn about the Legal Aspects of Construction Contracts and how to administer them. Other important subject areas you will study include Project Management, Procurement and Negotiation Skills.
A key part of the course is the industrial placement in the second semester of Year 3 where you will spend 6 months working in the industry.
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- Full Time
High school completion certificate that comes in at level 5 on the Irish National Framework of Qualifications and Mathematics. All candidates must have completed 12 years of full-time education prior to applying for entry to SETU Carlow. All subjects on the High School Completion Certificate must be successfully passed, with good grades.
For EU: first time undergraduate students pursuing a full time programme will qualify for free tuition fee funding, however, please refer to http://www.studentfinance.ie for full details of the “Free Fees Initiative” ( F.F.I ) scheme. The Student Contribution Charge for the academic year 2023/2024 is €3,000. All third level undergraduate students are liable to pay this fee, unless they qualify for a SUSI grant.
Application deadline for EU students is February 1. There is a late closing date of 1st May but this is not available for all courses or for some categories of applicant. There is a special late closing date of 22nd July for all students currently registered in SETU Waterford or another HEI who wish to transfer to the first year of a different programme.
- 4 years
- Full Time
- On Campus Learning