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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science - BSc

  • Location

    City Campus

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    SEP-22

  • Duration

    5 Years

Course summary

**Course summary**- Learn on a course accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Chartered Institute of Building.- Develop the knowledge to plan, develop and manage construction projects.- Participate in fields trips in the UK and Europe.Learn the key skills for a range of quantity surveying roles. You cover practical topics including financial management, contract administration and practice, conflict avoidance, cost planning, procurement and tendering. You will apply these concepts in real-life scenarios and collaborative assessment techniques. This course satisfies the academic stage of the journey towards attaining Chartered Surveyor status.**How you learn**The course features a variety of activities that see classroom learning being applied in order to develop solutions to real world challenges. It's broad in its coverage of the construction sector to ensure you gain a firm grounding across all the key areas with a focus on employability.**You learn through**- lectures, seminars and tutorials- practical laboratory classes- IT workshops- fieldwork- site visits- self-directed project work**Applied learning****Work placements**In the third year you have the opportunity to apply your learning on a paid work placement at a building organisation or professional practice. We have long-standing relationships with leading companies including BAM Construct UK, Bramall Construction Ltd, Balfour Beatty Construction, Frank Haslam Milan Building Consultants, E C Harris Built Asset Consultancy, Transport for London and Faithful+Gould.The placement year usually contributes 200 days towards a graduate's professional experience requirement for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Assessment of Professional Competence.**Field trips**You are invited to go on field trips in your first and second year. During your first year you go on a residential field trip, usually staying in a city centre hotel. In year two you have the option of visiting a European city to carry out activities linked to your studies. There are opportunities to study abroad with the possibility of funding through the Erasmus programme (subject to the UK’s continued participation in the Erasmus programme following the Brexit transition period).Networking opportunitiesOur teaching team includes experienced academics and quantity surveying lecturers who have worked within local government, private practice and in construction companies. To ensure you get the latest industry perspectives, we have visiting lecturers from consultancy companies and large contractors to speak on key aspects of current professional practice.

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UCAS Points : 112 - 120

This must include at least 64 points from two A levels or equivalent BTEC National qualifications. For example:BBC at A Level.DMM in BTEC Extended Diploma.A combination of qualifications, which may include AS Levels, EPQ and general studies.

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University information

Sheffield Hallam University

  • University League Table

    66th

  • Campus address

    Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, Sheffield, S1 1WB, England

Partnered with La Trobe University in Australia, the universities work together on research and innovation projects with global impact.
The GoGlobal scheme helps fund students to take up opportunities studying, working or volunteering abroad. All students have the opportunity to do this.
Students come from 125 countries. Sheffield Hallam has offices in China, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and Malaysia.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 37 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    112 69%

    20th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    12th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    25th

    3

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