Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying

Awards
BSc
Programme Code: CR_CCECO_7
 
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time, ACCS, Open
 
No. of Semesters:6
NFQ Level:7
Embedded Award:No
 
Programme Credits:180
programmeReviewDate:May 2024
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 of their discipline, including cost planning and control, procurement choice, development finance, building technology, bill of quantities production and pricing and contract administration.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) The ability to apply knowledge of cost planning and control, procurement choice, development finance, building technology, bill of quantities production and pricing and contract administration to manage construction projects from a commercial perspective.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) The ability to use advanced techniques, skills and computer based tools necessary for Quantity Surveying practice.
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, in teams and as part of a multi-disciplinary team and communicate with all others involved in the construction process and society at large.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The ability to identify and address learning needs, to adapt successfully to change, provide for new construction technologies and accommodate wider professional and ethical standards.
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
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
MATH6064 Mathematics for Construction
BULD6003 Intro to Construction Graphics
BULD6008 Principles of Constr. Techn.
BULD6004 Constr. Industry & Procedures

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BULD6002 Domestic Building Services
BULD6006 Organisation & Management
BULD6005 Elemental Construction Techn.
BULD6011 Constr. Materials & Structures
BULD6007 Measurement & Tendering
Elective
Module Code Module Title
LANG6007 German 1.1 (Beginners)
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
BULD6012 Construction Graphics
 

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
CIVL6028 Introductory Land Surveying
BULD6013 Integrated Building Services
BULD6014 Construction Economics
BULD6015 Construction Site Management
BULD6017 Adv. Resident. Constr. Techn.
BULD6023 Measurement Domestic Constr.

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BULD6016 Construction Mgmt and Planning
BULD6018 Constr. Tech.: Low Rise Bldgs.
BULD6019 Cost Planning and Control
BULD6024 Construction Law
BULD6022 Measurement and Estimating
Elective
Module Code Module Title
BULD6030 Principles of Electronic Meas.
BULD6031 Building Surveying
LANG6008 German 1.2
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
 

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
BULD7012 Measurement - Commercial
BULD7004 Constr. Commer. Substructure
BULD7028 Construction Procurement
BULD7027 Construction Contract
BULD7011 Commercial & Financial Mngmt.
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
BULD7013 Measurement - Industrial
BULD7006 Const. Measurement Project
BULD7005 Constr. Commer. Superstructure
BULD7035 Advanced Cost Planning
INTR7025 Work Placement in AEC