Birmingham City University

Degree level: Postgraduate

Quantity Surveying (Taught)

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Course summary

On our MSc Quantity Surveying degree, you will learn how to add value to projects through demonstrating excellent knowledge and skills in managing cost and information, advancing practices and procedures, and managing risk effectively. What's covered in the course? The Quantity Surveying course will develop your skills of critical thinking, problem-solving, business development, team collaboration, cost management and awareness of sustainability in the built environment. You will learn how to ensure construction projects are delivered to the satisfaction of the client and other construction professionals and influence a better future in the built environment. You will develop knowledge and skills to meet the challenges presented by change and innovation in the sector. The course provides opportunities for graduates from diverse backgrounds including students from the UK and international students, students with limited exposure to the built environment, as well as students looking for mid-career development in a quantity surveying specialist area. The course is designed to challenge you to question your current thinking and practices in the face of a rapidly changing global construction industry, and develop your ability to be innovative and creative in solving unique problems. It will encourage you to engage in life-long learning and become an independent professional learner through a range of modern interactive teaching. Accredited By Accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE)

Course details


Entry requirements

A good UK honours degree at 2:2 or above/equivalent in surveying, construction, civil engineering, real estate or any other construction subject. We will also consider other qualifications and suitable work based experience on an individual basis. You may be asked to attend a selection interview. Non-EU students need to demonstrate a good command of English. IELTS 6.0 or equivalent is needed before they can enrol in this programme.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

International £16300 Year 1
England £7900 Year 1
Northern Ireland £7900 Year 1
Scotland £7900 Year 1
Wales £7900 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Quantity Surveying at Birmingham City University - UCAS