University of Salford

Degree level: Postgraduate

Quantity Surveying (Mechanical and Electrical) (Taught)

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Course summary

There is a skills shortage in the UK for quantity surveyors with expertise in mechanical and electrical installations. Position your career to fill the gap with our MSc Quantity Surveying (Mechanical and Electrical) postgraduate degree. Delivered exclusively online, our course focuses on the skills demanded by clients who rely on a quantity surveyor’s specialist mechanical and electrical knowledge and judgement to keep a project running smoothly. Led by experienced built environment academics and practitioners, you will gain awareness of cutting-edge developments applying to mechanical and electrical works. You will build knowledge about procurement, financial and risk management and lifecycle cost management, and understand how they apply to the construction industry. Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), our postgraduate degree is recommended for graduates and professionals from a broad range of backgrounds to build specialist mechanical and electrical-surveying knowledge and skills.

  • Understand how to organise and plan the procurement and financial management of construction projects
  • Develop the skills to effectively manage and administer construction contracts
  • Learn how to lead and work effectively with project teams and communicate effectively in a variety of forms


Modules include: Procurement in construction and property; quantity surveying in mechanics and electrics; process and project systems; financial and risk management; dissertation.

Assessment method

Applicants for of this course must have a minimum of a second class honours degree.

Professional bodies

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

  • Chartered Surveyors, Royal Institution of

Entry requirements

A degree, grade 2.2 or above, or equivalent in a relevant discipline, or in an unrelated discipline with relevant work experience within the built environment, or a recognised appropriate professional qualification such as Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) or the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).

Fees and funding

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Quantity Surveying (Mechanical and Electrical) at University of Salford - UCAS