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Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management with Foundation BSc (Hons)

University of Westminster, London

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our degree courses with Foundation year offer the opportunity to prepare you for advanced study before you progress onto a full honours degree at the University of Westminster.Whether you do not feel ready for degree-level study, don’t have the right qualifications, want to change your subject specialism or return to study after an absence from education, we aim to encourage a broad range of students to undertake our Foundation year in order to progress onto their full honours degree with us. The Foundation year is designed to give you the opportunity to explore new ideas, opening up new perspectives on the key debates within your chosen field. Core modules accelerate your academic and professional development, bringing together like-minded students to think about the ‘big ideas’ within your discipline. You will also take modules from areas closely related to your chosen field, giving you the chance to develop a cross-disciplinary perspective on your course. On successful completion of the Foundation year, you will be able to move on to study for the Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management BSc Honours degree over a further three years study.Quantity Surveying and Commercial Management is an established discipline, which covers cost management for construction projects as a professional either at pre-construction phase for clients or developers or using your technical and cost management knowledge, being able to cost various works during the construction phase. It includes new builds, refurbishment work, restorations and maintenance projects. Quantity surveyors have specialist skills and knowledge in the technologies of domestic, industrial and commercial building, construction processes, planning, project life-cycle assessment, and people and business management. In addition to the core themes of quantity surveying and technology, this professional role requires a range of costing skills including team working and effective communication.These skills are integrated into the learning strategies of this course, enabling you typically to work in quantity surveying. Alongside the knowledge and understanding of quantity surveying theories, and the practical and technical skills needed to become a quantity surveyor and commercial manager, you will gain the transferable and cognitive skills necessary for lifelong personal and professional development.Our construction courses share a common Year 1, so students interact with those studying different pathways, gain some knowledge of the work of all professionals working in the construction industry promoting the interdisciplinary nature of the modern construction industry. Throughout the course, construction technology and management remain central, the issue of health and safety is addressed, and the importance of sustainability is considered.All of our courses are delivered using an enquiry-based blended learning approach involving workshops, lectures, tutorials and independent study. Our technology-enhanced learning supports independent study via synchronous online lectures, tutorials and seminars, which are captured and stored to enable you to revisit sessions online after the event. We assess your learning through a variety of methods including project work, essays and exams.The course promotes a professional approach to teaching and learning thus equipping students with the core skills for future and existing careers.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 14,400per year

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

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University information

University of Westminster, London

  • University League Table

    114th

  • Campus address

    University of Westminster, London, 101 New Cavendish Street, LONDON, CITY OF WESTMINSTER, W1W 6XH, England

With students coming from 170 nations around the globe, Westminster is one of the most internationally diverse universities in the UK.
Courses at Westminster aim to prepare students for industry and ensure that work experience and placement opportunities are accessible to all.
Westminster offers a wide range of scholarships, including a fully-funded postgraduate award, supporting students from over 50 countries across the world.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    13th out of 37 6

    89th out of 122 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    119 73%

    15th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    12th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    13th

    16
  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    121 57%

    60th

    11
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    98th

    17
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    87th

    13

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