School - School of the Built Environment
Subject area - Built Environment
UCAS Code: Full-time: K240; Part-time: K2K0P
Start Date(s): January; September
Three years full-time
Four years with work placement
Five years part-time
UK - £9,250 per year
International - £12,600 per year
- Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES)
- Excellent career prospects - gain the qualifications and knowledge needed to take advantage of the skills shortage in the sector
- There is the opportunity to complete a professional placement year, applying your knowledge to the real world, and boosting your employability
- Part-time study option
- Work/industrial placement opportunity
- International students can apply
Quantity surveyors manage and control financial aspects of the construction process and may also specialise in construction contract law, insurance and procurement. They work on behalf of contracting organisations or representatives of the client, aiming to maximise value and ensure that the project is completed within budget.
As quantity surveyors often act as project managers, you will learn how to select, manage and coordinate the resources needed for the completion of a construction project. You will be taught how use to computing resources to financially manage the development, construction and long-term operation of buildings.
This course is accredited by several professional institutions including the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES), ensuring that you will be educated to the highest industry standards.
In year one, you will study alongside other related courses within the built environment, meaning that you will benefit from collaborative learning and gain an understanding of built environment essentials. In year two, you will follow a range of modules specific to quantity surveying, focusing on your development of problem solving capacity. In your final year, you will take a final set of quantity surveying modules and also complete a research project on a built environment subject of your choice under the supervision of our academic staff.
Please note, exact modules may vary in order to keep content current. Your tutor will be able to advise you as to the modules you will study on or before the start of the programme.