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Quantity Surveying BSc (Hons)

University of Salford

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UCAS CODE: K240

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    JUN

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Resource-constrained city leaders and developers must maximise investments and minimise costs. As technology transforms the construction industry, our triple-accredited BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying degree can put you in a leading role delivering resource-efficient buildings for our 21st century cities.**Quantity surveyors manage the financial aspects of the construction process. Working on behalf of contractors, agencies and clients, they apply cost engineering to ensure developments are physically built on time to budget. If you’re looking for a career where you can influence urban developments, our BSc Quantity Surveying course can open up exciting career prospects, both in the UK and overseas.**Build in-demand professional knowledge and skills**Accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES), and delivered by industry-experienced tutors and practitioners, you'll be educated to the highest industry standards, studying a range of tailored, industry-shaped modules that will develop your professional, technical and interpersonal skill set.Providing a pathway to professional status, our popular Quantity Surveying course will advance your financial, technical and managerial construction related knowledge. You’ll build advanced measurement and quantification skills with detailed knowledge of estimating and cost management methods. You’ll learn about the legal and regulatory framework and the economic environment. You’ll learn to differentiate the processes, tools, and techniques used to evaluate risk and value management, and recognise sustainable design.With a focus on your future employability, you’ll develop a broad spectrum of professional, technical and transferable skills. Collaboration is core to our values, so we strive to embed this throughout your studies. You will experience group projects that will build your confidence and capabilities in team working, problem-solving and communication - all desirable skills for real-world built environment careers.**Get closer to industry**Located at the heart of one of the largest property and construction markets outside of London, Salford is a great place to study quantity surveying, with impressive development projects right on our doorstep. Delivered from our Peel park campus, minutes away from buzzing central Manchester, you’ll have opportunities to visit local construction projects, and receive industry guest lectures, building your professional connections and helping you to gain real-world context for your learning.You’ll also have the option to include an industry placement between years two and three, where you can develop additional professional and transferable skills, and make early career connections.Features• Accredited by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) and the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (ICES)• Gain a critical awareness of the construction process, from inception to delivery techniques• Examine construction law and the commercial practices that affect the use, management, and development of land• Develop an understanding of the interactions between a building and its internal and external environments• Learn how effective planning and resource management can impact on a project and its supply chain• Explore how risk and value management techniques can optimise whole life cost solutions

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,900per 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

    83rd

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    22nd out of 37 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    121 74%

    14th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75.0 75%

    28th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.74 75%

    28th

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