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Auctioneering, Valuation & Estate Agency / Ceantálaíocht, Luacháil ┐Gníomhaireacht Eastáit

Course Title: Bachelor of Science in Auctioneering, Valuation & Estate Agency

2023 CAO Points: 370

Leaving Certificate Requirements

Minimum Number of





Minimum Grade in


English OR Irish



QQI/FET Requirements

QQI/FET Award Required

Additional Requirements

Level 5:
One of the following awards:
  • BBSXX / 5M2102 Business Studies
  • BBSSX / 5M1997 Business Studies - Secretarial
  • BBSAX / 5M2468 Business Studies - Administration
  • 5M5011 - Tourism with Business
Level 6:
Full level 6 award in a relevant discipline

In addition to the QQI minimum entry requirements, QQI quotas and QQI points apply. The max QQI points awarded is 390. Further details at

Mature Applicants

Applications from mature students (23+) are welcome. Further details at

English Language Requirements

If English is not your first language you will need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency as detailed on our website. Applicants for this course should have a minimum IELTS (Academic Version) English Proficiency of 6 overall (or equivalent) with nothing less than 6 in each component.

Course Description

This course is suitable for those wishing to prepare for a career as an estate agent, property manager or property valuer. You will gain an understanding of the legal, economic and physical framework within which the property market functions. 

Estate agents and auctioneers are involved in the sale, letting, management and valuation of residential and commercial buildings. The course will provide you with the academic knowledge and vocational skills you need to function effectively in the built environment workplace.

The modules cover selling, leasing, valuing and managing property. The course will also develop the analytical skills you need to understand financial areas that affect the job of an estate agent, property valuer and property manager.

To provide property services in the areas of sales, letting or property management, it is a legal requirement to obtain a licence from the Property Services Regulatory Authority (PSRA). Graduates of this course are eligible to apply for this licence.

Study Abroad Opportunities

In Year 3, you can apply for a position on the 8-day International Real Estate Challenge, a third-level international project (if it is running that year).

Further Study

If you reach the appropriate level at the end of your final year and meet certain prerequisites, you’ll have the opportunity to transfer to Year 4 of TU085 Property Economics honours part-time degree course.

Generally, graduates work in the larger firms or in small partnerships. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, the course will be well suited to you. It will provides you with the skills you need to open your own business after you’ve gained the appropriate work experience.

Graduate Job Titles:

  • Estate Agent                                                                           
  • Property Manager                                                                     
  • Property Valuer                                                                                                      
  • Letting agent
  • Property Consultant
  • Residential Construction
  • Economics
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Quantitative Methods Information Technology (Financial and Statistical Mathematics)
  • Valuations
  • Construction Studies
  • Financial Management
  • Law
  • Planning
  • Property Management and Taxation
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Valuations
  • Architecture and Urban Society
  • Building
  • Feasibility Study
  • Housing
  • Land Use Economics
  • Marketing and European Investment Markets
  • Valuations

Advanced Entry applications are accepted to this course. For further information on how to make an Advanced Entry application, please visit our CAO Hub.  A full list of courses open for Advanced Entry is detailed on the CAO website

If you reach the appropriate level at the end of your final year and meet certain prerequisites, you’ll have the opportunity to transfer to Year 4 of TU085 Property Economics honours part-time degree course.

TU Code



Level 7


Bachelor of Science


3 years

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City Centre: Bolton Street

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Progression Options

Year 1 - 3
TU731 Auctioneering, Valuation & Estate Agency | Level 7
Year 4 / 5
TU836 Property Economics | Level 8 (1 or 2 years)
TU825 Building Engineering | Level 8 (2 years)
TU826 Civil Engineering | Level 8 (2 years)
TU821 Electrical & Electronic / Computer & Communications Engineering | Level 8 (2 years)
TU823 Manufacturing & Design Engineering | Level 8 (2 years)
TU822 Mechanical Engineering | Level 8 (2 years)
TU824 Structural Engineering | Level 8 (2 years)
Year 5 / 6
Progress to Postgraduate Level | Level 9