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MSc/PgDip Quantity Surveying

University of Salford

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Course options

  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Salford

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • 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 build a broad skill set where you can manage projects and teams, quantity surveying is fast-becoming a popular postgraduate study choice.

Designed as a standalone conversion programme, our popular Quantity Surveying postgraduate degree is an ideal choice for graduates from a legal, business or geography background, who are seeking a different career focus for their skills.

Delivered with full-time, part-time, and distance learning pathways, and accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the course is also a solid choice for existing professionals who want to cement their skills with a recognised qualification.

There are few better places in the UK to study the built environment. Located at the heart of the UK's largest property and construction market outside of London, our expert academic team can draw on close industry partnerships and live local case studies to enrich your learning experience

You will:

Learn to organise and plan the procurement and financial management of construction projects
Be able to effectively manage and administer construction contracts
Lead and work effectively with project teams and communicate effectively in a variety of forms

EMPLOYMENT

This course is designed to prepare you for a rewarding career as a quantity surveyor. The role of a quantity surveyor is varied and challenging, as you help to shape the future built environment. 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.

CAREER LINKS

This course is extensively informed by collaboration between the university’s academics and industry partners from the built environment. Our experienced teaching team maintain strong links with the architecture, engineering and construction sectors, both local and international.

This collaboration with the professions ensures a stimulating range of external guest lecturers, as well as career networking opportunities. You will benefit from field visits, practitioner-led lectures and real-world problem-solving work developed for and by industry.

Quantity surveying graduates can expect to work in a wide range of public and private sector organisations, including construction companies, project management consultancies, and government departments. Today, Salford's 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 awards.

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 15,030per 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

    92nd

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 36

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    122 74%

    13th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    84 84%

    22nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.76 75%

    28th

    1

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