This is a Connected Degree Portsmouth is the only University in the UK with the flexibility to choose when to do an optional paid placement or self-employed year. Either take a placement in your third year, or finish your studies first and complete a placement in your fourth year. You can decide if and when to take a placement after you've started your course. Overview Be a leading figure in the next generation of innovative construction projects. Designed and delivered by a team of experienced professionals, this BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying degree will prepare you for a successful career calculating and managing costs relating to the built environment. You'll learn to think like an entrepreneur, develop professional business acumen and learn sought after quantity surveying skills. Become a financial and contractual expert in cost and value management, contract law and risk assessment. When you graduate, you'll be prepared to address the social, economic and technical aspects of construction projects of all sizes, anywhere in the world. Course highlights
- Learn commercial and business methods to shape and develop construction projects
- Discover the latest industry developments, with teaching informed by the University's Construction Management and Surveying (CMS) Research Group
- Get industry insights and contribute to current debates in lectures led by visiting guest speakers
- See theory in action and get a taste of your future workplace on field trips to construction projects in the UK and Europe
- Develop solutions to industry projects – a previous student supported the development of our University Estate Masterplan before rising to a senior position in a major surveying and project management consultancy
- Sir Robert McAlpine
- R&W Civil Engineering
- Severn Water
- Diamond Build PLC
- quantity surveyor
- commercial specialist
- project manager
- dispute resolution specialist
- assistant quantity surveyor
- assistant cost manager
- construction trainee
- intern and commercial assistant
- industrial placement student
- Beard Construction
- Alinea Consultants LLP
- Kier Group
Year 1 Core modules in this year include:
- Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Building Information Modeling (BIM)
- Construction Design and Sustainability
- Introduction to Construction Measurement
- Introduction to Law for the Built Environment
- Multidisciplinary Project
- Property Economics and Financial Accounting
- Applied Building Information Modeling (BIM)
- Introduction to Project Management Principles
- Procurement and Pre-contract Practice
- Professional Studies and Applied Project
- Tender Documentation and Measurement
- Heritage Property
- International Built Environment Fieldwork
- Modern Foreign Language
- Application of IT in Measurement and Tender Documentation
- Contract Administration, Claims Management and Dispute Resolution
- Individual Major Project
- Professional Practice
- Quantity Surveying Practice
You’ll be assessed through:
- written exams
- web assessments
- essays and reports
- project presentations
- a dissertation
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Chartered Surveyors, Royal Institution of
How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
We welcome applications for advanced entry. If you’d like to apply for advanced entry, you need to select the required year when you complete your UCAS application.
English language requirements
|English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.0 with no component score below 5.5.
|An overall score of 54 with a minimum of 51 in each skill.
|79 with a minimum of 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening, 20 in Speaking and 17 in Writing.
|Cambridge English Advanced
|Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) taken after January 2015. An overall score of 169 with no component score less than 162.
|Cambridge English Proficiency
|Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) taken after January 2015. An overall score of 169 with no component score less than 162.
|Trinity College Integrated Skills in English (ISE) Level III with a Pass in all 4 components
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Fees and funding
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