Quantity Surveying MSc / Diploma
As competition amongst those wishing to enter and develop a career in the construction industry grows, this internationally recognised degree provides a quality benchmark for prospective employers and can enhance career progression. Taught using principles that are applicable in quantity surveying, across many industrial sectors, this programme provides graduates with a strong and in depth knowledge of the subject area.
The programme is accredited by both the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and by the Chartered Institute of Builders (CIOB).
On successful completion of the MSc in Quantity Surveying graduates may then apply for RICS membership and on successful completion of the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) will achieve full chartered status.
Students undertake four courses in semester one and a further four courses in semester two.
Taught courses include:
- Contracts and Procurement
- Value and Risk Management
- Construction Technology
- People and Organisation Management in the Built Environment
- Construction Financial Management
- Quantity Surveying Financial Management
- Construction Practices and Information Technology
- Public Private Partnership Finance and Management
In addition to these taught courses, students pursuing the Masters qualification undertake a research project. Students can study individual courses to meet the continued professional learning requirements of the built environment professions.
Postgraduate Masters level
- Bachelors Honours Degree A good first or second class Honours degree in a cognate or semicognate discipline.
- Postgraduate Diploma Attainment of 50% pass level in the MSc Strategic Project Management programme examinations.
- Professional/corporate membership Membership of a professional institution in a cognate discipline that normally requires an Honours degree for entry.
Postgraduate Diploma level
- Undergraduate Degree An Ordinary degree in a cognate or semicognate discipline.
- Higher National Diploma HND or equivalent qualification deemed suitable to third year entry of a cognate Bachelors degree, plus four years' relevant post-qualification work experience.
- Higher National Certificate HNC or equivalent qualification deemed suitable to second year entry of a cognate Bachelors degree, plus six years' relevant post-qualification work experience.
- Work experience Eight or more years' relevant work experience at a suitable level.
English language requirements
- Where English was not the medium of instruction at secondary school, applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 550 (paper-based exam); 213 (computer-based exam); 80 (internet-based exam).