B.Sc. Quantity Surveying (Consultancy Management)

  • On Campus
  • 36 months
  • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
  • English
School of Architecture & Construction, University of Greenwich, London, United Kingdom
This degree is designed for anyone intending to work in the quantity surveying field and provides an ideal foundation for a career associated with the business and management of construction. The programme has a particular emphasis on the financial, legal and management aspects of the construction business, which are combined with a good understanding of the technology of construction.

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English Language Requirements

To study at this university, you have to speak English. We advice you to

take an IELTS test.
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Requirements

Applicants should have:

A minimum of 230 UCAS points

PLUS at least three GCSEs at grade C or above (including English and mathematics) or equivalent qualifications.

Language skills

If English is not your first language, you will need to provide proof of your fluency in English before you can begin a programme. The main systems for measuring this are IELTS with a minimum score of 6.0 for degree programmes or TOEFL with a minimum score of 550 for degree programmes. Recently the TOEFL computer-based test has been abolished to make way for the introduction of the Internet-based test, gradually eliminating the traditional paper-based method. Other qualifications may be satisfactory. We can tell you what is acceptable.

Work Experience

No work experience is required.

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This degree is designed for anyone intending to work in the quantity surveying field and provides an ideal foundation for a career associated with the business and management of construction. The programme has a particular emphasis on the financial, legal and management aspects of the construction business, which are combined with a good understanding of the technology of construction.

The structure of the degree is based on an innovative mix of core courses and intensive project work and is designed to enable students to take advantage of the excellent opportunities available in the construction industry.

Career options

Graduates can pursue careers as quantity surveyors or contract and project managers in the private or commercial sectors or central or local government.

Detailed Course Facts

Tuition fee
  • GBP 9000 Year (EEA)
  • GBP 10350 Year (International)

EU/Home: £9,000 International: £10,350

Scholarships available - please see our website www.gre.ac.uk/scholarships

Start date September 2015
Duration full-time 36 months
Languages
  • English
Take an IELTS test
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Part-time, Full-time

Course Content

Year 1

  • Sustainable Construction 1 (15 credits)
  • Sustainable Construction 2 (15 credits)
  • Economics 1 (15 credits)
  • Management 1: Introduction to Management (15 credits)
  • Studio 1 (Quantity Surveying - Project Based) (15 credits)
  • Studio 2 (Quantity Surveying - Project Based) (15 credits)
  • Law: Principles of English Law (15 credits)
  • Cultural Context (15 credits)

Year 2

  • Technology 1: The Built Environment (15 credits)
  • Land Economics and Planning (15 credits)
  • Management 2: Theory and Principles (15 credits)
  • Measurement and Documentation 1 (15 credits)
  • Measurement and Documentation 2 (15 credits)
  • Studio 3 (Quantity Surveying - Project Based) (15 credits)
  • Studio 4 (Quantity Surveying - Project Based) (15 credits)
  • Construction Contract Administration (15 credits)

Optional Sandwich Year (Work Placement)

Final Year

  • Dissertation (30 credits)
  • Studio 5 (Quantity Surveying - Project Based) (15 credits)
  • Studio 6 (Quantity Surveying - Project Based) (15 credits)
  • Project and Construction Management (15 credits)
  • Construction Economics 1 (15 credits)
  • Construction Economics 2 (15 credits)
  • Construction Contract Law (15 credits)

Assessment

Students are assessed through exams and coursework.

Attendance

3 years full-time / 4 years sandwich / 5 years part-time

University of Greenwich, United Kingdom

United Kingdom The University of Greenwich is Number 1 in London for Teaching Excellence (The Sunday Times University Guide 2011). It’s a great achievement and together with being ranked Number 1 for Student Satisfaction (Sunday Times 2010), you know the University of Greenwich has got everything you need for a first rate education. If that wasn’t enough, our principle campus is based in a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is breath taking! If you are looking for a great experience with excellence teaching in a fabulous location - the University of Greenwich has it all!