Quantity Surveying (Delivered in Sri Lanka)
School - School of the Built Environment
Subject area - Built Environment
Start Date(s): September
Three years full-time
Four years with work placement
International - £2,000 (to be confirmed)
- Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
- You can stay local and still live at home to reduce your costs
- Supported by leading contractors, consultants, trade associations, professional bodies and the Chamber of Construction Industry in Sri Lanka
- Work/industrial placement opportunity
- International students can apply
This course is now in clearing.
Please visit www.salford.ac.uk/clearing or call us on 0300 555 5030 to find out more.
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 delivered at Colombo School of Construction Technology (CSCT), in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The course offers the opportunity to work with local organisations within the construction sector in Sri Lanka and also gives students the option to complete part of their studies in the UK. This course is fully accredited by the University of Salford.
This course is modular in structure and combines academic study with project work. You will study essential foundation subjects as well as subjects specific to the course. You will complete a research dissertation on a built environment subject in your final year.
Modules may include:
- Technology 1
- Quantity Surveying Private and Commercial Practice
- Economics and Management
- Introduction to Law and Regulatory Framework
- Environmental Science and Services
- Quantity Surveying Discipline Project 1
Modules may include:
- Technology 2
- Quantity Surveying Private and Commercial Practice 2
- Procurement and Administration
- Construction Process Management
- Construction Economics
- Professional Project
Year 3In your final year, you will be required to complete a number of modules as well as a research project on a built environment subject of your choice under the supervision of a member of the academic staff.
Modules may include:
- Quantity Surveying Discipline Project
- Quantity Surveying Private and Commerical Practice 3
- Construction Law and Dispute Resolution
- Risk and Value Management
- Discipline Research Project
- Sustainable Design and Construction
Industrial placement yearYou’ll have the option to take an industrial year-out placement between years 2 and 3. If you wish to take a placement year you will be responsible for securing your own work placement.
The university will help you to develop their employability skills. An academic member of staff is appointed to be your placement tutor. Your progress within your placement is monitored by the appointed placement tutor with 'telephone visits', visits to your place of employment and the assessment of a written end of placement report which you prepare.
Please note that it may not be possible to deliver the full list of options every year as this will depend on factors such as how many students choose a particular option. Exact modules may also vary in order to keep content current. When accepting your offer of a place to study on this programme, you should be aware that not all optional modules will be running each year. Your tutor will be able to advise you as to the available options on or before the start of the programme. Whilst the University tries to ensure that you are able to undertake your preferred options, it cannot guarantee this.