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MSc/PgDip Quantity Surveying

University of Salford

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Salford

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-22, JAN-23, SEP-23

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Quantity surveyors plan and manage the procurement and financial aspects of construction projects. With great career prospects and the chance to manage built environment projects and teams, our popular Quantity Surveying postgraduate degree can put you on a fast-track to career success.

Delivered with full-time, part-time, and distance learning pathways, and accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), our course is recommended for both legal, business or geography graduate and existing industry professionals professional seeking a move to quantity surveying.

Led by an experienced academic and practice-based team, our course will provide you with a solid knowledge base in areas such as procurement, risk management, contracts and commercial management. You will also be introduced to BIM and lean techniques that are influencing the way built environment projects are managed and delivered.

You will:

  • Build the skills to effectively manage risk and administer construction contracts
  • Understand how to organise and plan procurement and successfully manage construction project costs
  • Gain awareness of the sustainable modern construction methods and processes that can help determine project costs

WHAT ABOUT AFTER UNI?

This course is designed to prepare you for a rewarding career as a quantity surveyor. You will graduate with a recognised qualification ready to take advantage of exciting opportunities either in the UK, or overseas in Asia, Europe, or the Middle East.

Quantity surveying graduates secure roles in a wide range of public and private sector organisations, including construction companies, project management consultancies, and government departments. Today, our quantity surveying alumni can be found in roles at leading engineering and construction organisations, including Lend Lease, Kier, Laing O'Rourke, Gardiner and Theobald, and Balfour Beatty.

Students can also exit with PGDip award.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 15,300per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Salford

  • University League Table

    84th

  • Campus address

    University of Salford, The Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 40 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    115 69%

    21st

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    23rd

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.66 73%

    22nd

    6

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