Do you want a professional career in the construction industry helping to shape the future of our towns and cities through the built environment? Would you like to work as a quantity surveyor, costing and managing building and engineering projects? Our Quantity Surveying degree has been designed and developed in consultation with industry representatives to meet the increasing employment needs within the construction and the built environment sector. On this course, you’ll develop the fundamental skills and knowledge needed for a career in quantity surveying, underpinned by an understanding of the broader agendas relevant to today’s building industry, including construction technologies and sustainability. You’ll study the core principles of quantity surveying, including management, building pathology, law and economics for the built environment, and commercial practice. We’ll help you develop the legal, economic, social and environmental knowledge and technical skills to manage the full range of construction projects, while considering the latest developments in the industry. Professional work placements, site visits and employer projects are integral to your studies and aligned to your chosen career aspirations. These allow you to gain valuable experience putting the theory you learn into practice in a real-world setting, building your employability skills and developing contacts in the sector. By the time you graduate, you’ll have been able to develop the necessary management and technical skills required for a career as a quantity surveyor with access to the diverse, global opportunities offered by the built environment industry. Professional work placements You’ll have the opportunity to be involved in developing and delivering construction projects with employers across the construction and the built environment sector, including contractor organisations of all sizes. Graduate opportunities You’ll graduate ready for a career within the construction sector as a quantity surveyor working for contracting organisations, project management consultancies or client-side organisations. You could also explore other roles in the sector, such as project planners for construction clients or health and safety consultants advising clients as principal designers. Alternatively, you may choose to pursue postgraduate study in your chosen field within construction and the built environment.
On this course you will study a selection of modules, which may include: Construction Technology and Design; Building Science and the Sustainable Environment; Introduction to Measurement and Costing; Construction Economics; Project Planning Ethics and Safety Control; Construction Law; Procurement and Contract Administration.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.