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LC243
Quantity Surveying

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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.

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Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
4 Years
Duration of course
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235

2014 Points

235

Change from 2013: 

-10

Points History:

2013 - 245
2012 - 290
2011 - 310
2010 - 300
2009 - 320
2008 - 360
2007 - 390
2006 - 430
2005 - 400
2004 - 400
2003 - 395
2002 - 370
2001 - 375
2000 - 375

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Quantity surveying involves managing the deadlines, costs, and supplies needed during a construction project.

The third year of this course is spent on a work placement.


 
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LC243 - Quantity Surveying
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This course will accept any FETAC Major award as an entry requirement. Click on the link below to view a list of FETAC courses that are from the same career sector. Note you can expand the list by using the filters on the list page.

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Essential Module Requirements:
Three Distinctions


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The work of the Construction Economist is concerned with the monitoring and management of Construction Cost and Control, Estimating, Contractual Procurement and Negotiation, Preparing and Agreeing interim and final accounts.



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