Quantity Surveying at London South Bank University - UCAS

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Course summary

The course is intended for graduates working, or intending to work, in the construction industry offering advice on project feasibility, methods for financing and procuring construction work and financial management of the design and construction process within consultant firms, client organisations or contracting companies. Applicants should have an interest in construction cost management and the motivation to pursue an intensive route to professional qualifications. Course content covers the skills required of the practicing quantity surveyor. Three supplementary modules at the beginning of the course bring you up to speed in relation to construction technology, law and contract documentation and administration before you embark on the masters level modules. These supplementary modules are a distinguishing feature of the course and are highly valued by students and their employers. We’re the number one London modern university for overall score in Building (Complete University Guide 2021). We offer different course options, depending on your circumstances: If you hold an undergraduate Surveying degree, you should apply for the ‘Surveying graduates’ route as you will study fewer modules; your previous study will be taken into account. If you do not hold an undergraduate Surveying degree, you should apply for our ‘Conversion’ course For either of the above routes, you can opt to study either a full Masters qualification or a PGDip (without dissertation) qualification. Please note: Postgraduate loan funding via Student Finance England, is only available for students taking full Masters courses without any module exemptions. PGDip courses are ineligible for this scheme. Features of the course RICS accredited (PGDip) award in 2 semesters for full-time students or 4 semesters for part time students Option to achieve a PGDip award, take a break of up to 2 years, and return to do a 'top-up' Masters Emphasis on the business skills required in quantity surveying practice Contributions to programme from practitioners An expanding Alumni Association that provides you with excellent networking opportunities.


Core modules: Project evaluation, Construction contract administration, Construction law, Procurement and management of construction, Economics and finance for construction, Dissertation (MSc only). Additional modules (conversion course only): Construction, Measurement, documentation and estimating, Institutional and legal context for construction. Optional modules: Please be aware that option selection is subject to availability. Behavioural finance, Building control, Building information modelling and collaborative working, Health and safety management in construction, History of architecture and construction, International real estate and construction, Legal resolution of property and construction disputes.

How to apply

International applicants

You must have an English language qualification before starting a programme of study at London South Bank University. Acceptable qualifications include IELTS Level 6.5 or TOEFL 580.

Entry requirements

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Fees and funding

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Quantity Surveying at London South Bank University - UCAS