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GA471
Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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3 Years
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This course covers modules such as Construction Technology and Building Services which help students to appreciate how buildings are put together and subsequently operate.

This programme covers all of the areas of expertise needed including; cost planning and controlling of construction projects, estimating, procurement, tendering and contracts administrative processes. 

In year 3 a four month work placement provides an opportunity for practical learning for each student. 

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GA471 - Quantity Surveying and Construction Economics
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This course will accept Any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Quantity Surveying offers a choice/ mix of office or site-based roles. Graduates find employment at a technical level with Professional Consultancy Practices, Building and Civil Engineering Contractors, a variety of Sub-Contracting specialists, Property Developers, Insurance Companies, Local Authorities, Government Departments, State/Semi-State Organisations, Utility Providers (i.e. ESB, Bord Gáis, Eircom etc) and Builders Suppliers.



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