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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Quantity Surveying

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BSc
Programme Code: CR_CQTSU_8
 
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time, Distance Learning, ACCS, Open
 
No. of Semesters:8
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No
 
Programme Credits:240
programmeReviewDate:March 2021
Department:CONSTRUCTION
Field of Study:Building Science
 

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) A broad knowledge and understanding of the wide and varied range of activities constituting Quantity Surveying, including Construction Technology, Management, Surveying, Development Appraisal, Construction Finance, Cost Planning and Control, Procurement Choice, Construction Law and Contract, Bill of Quantities Production and Pricing.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) The ability to apply knowledge and skills of Construction Technology, Management, Surveying, Development Appraisal, Construction Finance, Cost Planning and Control, Procurement Choice, Construction Law and Contract, Bill of Quantities Production and Pricing to manage complex construction projects from a commercial perspective, from conception to completion.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) The ability to use advanced techniques, skills and computer based tools to think creatively, broadly and effectively in both qualitative and quantitative terms.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to adapt successfully to change, provide for new construction technologies and accommodate wider professional responsibilities and ethical standards.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The intellectual ability to comprehend concepts and ideas arising from a variety of construction-related disciplines including science, technology and the arts, to analyse, make value judgements and propose practical and economically viable solutions to construction problems, in a multi- dimensional information environment, matched to the client’s specific requirements rather than presenting standard or traditional construction solutions.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to work effectively as an individual, as part of a multi-disciplinary team and communicate with all others involved in the construction process and to lead multiple, complex and heterogeneous groups
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The ability to maintain professional competence as a Quantity Surveyor through individual study and continuing professional development.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) An understanding of the wider social, political, business and economic context within which the Quantity Surveyor operates and the need for high ethical standards in its practice, including the responsibilities of the Quantity Surveying profession towards people and the environment.
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BULD6001 Domestic Water Based Services
BULD6003 Intro to Construction Graphics
BULD6008 Principles of Const Tech.
BULD6028 Const Ind & QS Procedures
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
MATH6023 Maths for Technology

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BULD6002 Domestic Building Services
BULD6005 Elemental Const. Tech.
BULD6007 Measurement & Tendering.
BULD6011 Const Mats & Structures
Elective
Module Code Module Title
BULD6012 Construction Graphics
LANG6007 German 1.1 (Beginners)
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
 

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BULD6013 Integrated Building Services
BULD6014 Construction Economics
BULD6015 Construction Site Management
BULD6017 Construction Technology: small
BULD6023 Measurement Domestic
CIVL6028 Introductory Land Surveying

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BULD6016 Construction Mgmt and Planning
BULD6018 Construction Technology: low
BULD6019 Cost Planning and Control
BULD6022 Meas and Estimating
BULD6024 Construction Law
Elective
Module Code Module Title
CIVL7025 Practical Land Surveying
LANG6008 German 1.2
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
 

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BULD7004 Construction: Commercial
BULD7008 Adv Cost Planning and Control
BULD7010 Development Economics
BULD7012 Measurement - Commercial
BULD7031 Project Procurement - QS
Elective
Module Code Module Title
BULD7003 Industrial Building Services
LANG6019 German 2.1
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BULD7005 Construction: Industrial
BULD7006 Const.Measurement Project
BULD7009 Post Contract Cost Control
BULD7011 Comm. Financial Management
BULD7013 Measurement Industrial
BULD7027 Construction Contract
 

Stage 4 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BULD8001 Con. Research Development
BULD8031 PEP: Pre-contract
BULD8027 Advanced Measurement
BULD8026 Pre-contract Management
Elective
Module Code Module Title
BULD8024 M&E Cost Planning
BULD8006 Strategic Construction
BULD8005 Corporate Const Finance
BULD8003 Contractual Procedures
BULD8025 Development Appraisal
CIVL8024 Work Placement
LANG6021 German 2.2

Stage 4 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BULD8002 Con. Dissertation Realisation
BULD8032 PEP: Post-contract
BULD8028 Dispute Management
Elective
Module Code Module Title
BULD8023 M&E Measurement
BULD8030 Commercial Management
BULD8029 Post Contract Management
BULD8004 Construction Project Controls
BULD8007 Construction Psychology
BULD8010 Site Management and Technology

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