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Higher Certificate in Property Valuation & Management

Course Code: LC259




2 Years


Built Environment

CAO Points


Course Type

Direct Entry



Property Valuation and Management is a two year higher certificate programme. The aim of the programme is to provide graduates with the knowledge, skills and competencies required to work as auctioneers, estate agents, letting agents, property managers and property services providers. The programme covers residential and commercial property. The programme meets the minimum educational requirements required to work as a property services provider under the Property Services (Regulation) Act 2011.

What are the entry requirements?

Applicants must have 5 O6/H7 grades or higher at Ordinary Level in 5 Leaving Certificate subjects. Two of these subjects must include Mathematics and a Language (English or Irish). 

Applicants presenting QQI FET/FETAC qualifications must hold a Full Level 5 Award totalling 120 Credits. 

Applicants presenting qualifications other than those mentioned above will be assessed on an individual basis. 

Mature Applicants (i.e. over 23) are exempt from the normal entry requirements. 

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What modules will I study?

Year 1    

Construction Technology, Building Systems, Learning and Research Skills, Economics for Construction and Property Specialists, Built Environment Law, Land Use Planning Principles and Property Valuations.

Year 2    

Investment Valuations, Statutory Valuations, Construction Technology, Property Law, Estate Agency Practice, Property Management and Marketing, Property Economics, Conservation and Architectural Heritage, Planning for Development, Development Valuations and Integrated Project.

Are there opportunities for further study?

Graduates of the programme may progress onto the Level 8 BSc Hons Property Valuation and Management.

What are the career prospects?

Potential careers for graduates of this programme include:

  • Estate Agent
  • Auctioneer
  • Letting Agent
  • Property Manager
  • Property Services Provider

Graduates have worked for the following companies: CBRE, Jones Lang LaSalle, Lisney, Savills, Sherry Fitzgerald, Power & Associates, Rooney Auctioneers, CIE Property, Valuation Office Ireland, Bord Gais Eireann, Local Authorities (Planning and Housing departments), Limerick Regeneration, Grant Thornton and Deloitte