University of Greenwich

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, Chartered Institute of Building

Quantity Surveying

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Course summary

This quantity surveying degree teaches you about project management, contract management and law, economics, commercial awareness and ethics in the construction and property industries. Via the course modules, you'll gain practical skills relating to construction technology and sustainability, health and safety and measurement. You have the option of a placement year so you can gain industry experience. There is also a final-year project, which is designed to build your skills in research data collection, problem-solving and analysis. This course is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. This indicates that the degree will give you the skills you need for jobs in quantity surveying. What you should know about this course

  • Develop vital knowledge and understanding of technical competences of a quantity surveyor including tendering, cost and estimates, project and risk management, contract administration and law, and construction economics
  • Gain an understanding on managing of the construction procurement process, commercial and financial matters
  • Focus upon construction systems and performance requirements of the building fabric from a commercial perspective
  • Using industry-standard software you will learn about the technical, ethical, economic and political aspects of the built environment
  • Learn the necessary skills to be able to enter a quantity surveying career and further their career through RICS and CIOB.

Course details

Modules

All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.

Assessment method

On this course, students are assessed by take-home exams, coursework and practice assessments on campus where required. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assessments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.

Professional bodies

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

  • Chartered Surveyors, Royal Institution of
  • Chartered Institute of Building

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We accept A Levels, T Levels, BTECs, International Baccalaureate (IB), Access to HE courses, or equivalent level 3 qualifications. We also accept equivalent qualifications at Level 2, such as Functional Skills in mathematics and English.


English language requirements

For more information about our English Language Requirements, please click on the following link.

https://www.gre.ac.uk/international/help-and-support/courses


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
44%
Student satisfaction
80%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £14500 Year 1
International £14500 Year 1

Additional fee information

These fees were set for the 2021/22 intake. Therefore, this may change for the 2022/23 academic year. Please follow this link for more information https://www.gre.ac.uk/finance
Quantity Surveying at University of Greenwich - UCAS