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Surveying (Quantity Surveying) BSc (Hons)

University of Huddersfield

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UCAS CODE: K2K2

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

The Quantity Surveying BSc(Hons) course at Huddersfield looks at the latest surveying practice, both in the UK and internationally. The course focuses particularly on the role of Quantity Surveyor, aiming to give you the skills and experience to find employment in the global construction industry. Quantity Surveyors can take on a number of roles in the construction industry. Managing costs and value during design and construction, managing construction contracts, advising on procurement, managing risks and quantifying construction work. This course gives you the chance to develop the skills you need to work in construction teams, applying the latest processes and technologies. Two crucial tools for today’s Quantity Surveyor are Lean Construction and Building Information Modelling (BIM). Our course will give you the chance to explore both areas and understand their relevance to construction. Lean Construction focuses on delivering minimum cost and maximum value for a construction project, looking at how the process of design, construction and end-use of a building is managed. Building Information Modelling is used to enhance Lean Construction, giving surveyors tools to manage the costs of materials and labour in projects. On the course you’ll be able to explore both areas to understand how you could deliver better value for clients, wherever your career may take you. As a student on the Surveying (Quantity Surveying) BSc(Hons), you’ll be studying with peers from other subjects such as Construction Project Management, Architecture and Architectural Technology. It could be a great opportunity to work collaboratively and understand how to work in multidisciplinary teams. Surveying (Quantity Surveying) BSc(Hons) is part of a suite of courses that also includes Construction Project Management BSc(Hons). Once you’ve enrolled on one of the courses, you’re free to switch to one of the others (with the agreement of your tutors) between the first and second year if your interests change. You only have to apply for one course within the suite we offer. Professional links and accreditation: This programme is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) (https://www.ciob.org/). Graduates will have full academic exemption and once they have gained three to five years’ relevant work experience may enter CIOB membership as an applicant to progress towards Chartered Membership without the requirement for an Individual Assessment. The University of Huddersfield has been awarded Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) Accredited Centre Status.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,000per year

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University information

University of Huddersfield

  • University League Table

    53rd

  • Campus address

    University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, Kirklees, HD1 3DH, England

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