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Course summary

This industry-accredited course is designed for those who want to be at the heart of managing the construction procurement process. Quantity surveyors are needed to manage the commercial aspects of construction and civil engineering projects, from the initial calculations to the final figures. Their role is to minimise costs and enhance value for money, delivering projects on time and to the required quality. With sustainable construction methods and technology at the core of your learning, this course will help you develop a thorough understanding about all of the important parts of the construction management process — finances, cost planning and estimating, law, contract administration, architectural science, through to building engineering and measurement. Key Features Professional Accreditation | This course is accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) and the Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia (BQSM). Guest Lectures | Our strong ties with industry mean you'll hear a range of industry experts, from companies such as Morgan Sindall and Acasta Consulting, providing an insight into live projects and the current climate of the industry. Outstanding Employability | NTU is joint 2nd for the percentage of Construction, Surveying and Planning graduates in graduate-level jobs or further study within 15 months of completing their degrees (Guardian University Guide, 2023). Student Satisfaction | 100% of students on this course would recommend studying at NTU to others (National Student Survey, 2022). Top 10 Ranking | We have a wealth of experience developing successful quantity surveying graduates — NTU is ranked Top 10 in the UK for Building graduate prospects (Times and Sunday Times University Guide, 2023).


Year One

  • Fundamentals of Construction (40 credit points)
  • Introduction to Measurement and Cost (20 credit points)
  • Architectural Science and Building Engineering Services (20 credit points)
  • Numerical and Professional Skills for the Construction Industry (20 credit points)
  • Construction Industry Practice (20 credit points)
Year Two
  • Construction Technology (20 credit points)
  • Sustainable Technology (20 credit points)
  • Measurement (20 credit points)
  • Contract Administration: Control and Finance (20 credit points)
  • Law (20 credit points)
  • Cost Planning and Estimating (20 credit points)
Final Year
  • Quantity Surveying Project (40 credit points)
  • Contract Practice (20 credit points)
  • Project and Financial Management (20 credit points)
- Dissertation (40 credit points)

Assessment method

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Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • Chartered Surveyors, Royal Institution of
  • Chartered Institute of Building
  • Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia (BQSM)
  • Building Engineers, Chartered Association of

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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A lower offer may be made based on a range of factors, including your background (such as where you live and the school or college you attended), your experiences and individual circumstances (you may have been in care, for example). This is called a contextual offer and we get data from UCAS to make these decisions. NTU offers a student experience like no other, and this approach helps us to find students who have the potential to succeed here, but may have faced barriers that can make it more difficult to access university. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact Nottingham Trent University Admissions team for further information.

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